Gumbaynggirr Land and Sea Rangers first cultural burn of the season

[newsofthearea.com]

LOCAL Gumbaynggirr Land and Sea Rangers have commenced the first cultural burn for the season across Aboriginal owned lands in the Coffs Harbour City Council and Bellingen Shire Council Local Government Areas.

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Why language matters

[Raymond Kelly, newcastle.edu.au]

It was from my earliest memories sitting around a campfire with my great-grandfather and grandfather speaking Gumbayingirr that evoked my passion for Language. 

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The Stolen Generations and Palm Island remembered in new memoir

[by Xenica Ayling]

Written in partnership with her son Adam, A Question of Colour, out 24 August, provides a first-hand account of Pattie Lees’ experiences during Australia’s assimilationist policy era.

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Indigenous banana cultivation found to go back over 2,000 years

[supplied by ANU]

The evidence of cultivation and plant management dates back 2,145 years and was found at Wagadagam on the tiny island of Mabuyag in the western Torres Strait.

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