What are the 5 clans of the Gunaikurnai people?

Borun (the pelican) and Tuk (the musk duck) are the Dreamtime ancestors of the Gunai people. The five clans are Bratwoloong, Brayakooloong, Brabuwooloong, Tatungooloong and Krowathunkooloong.

Who are the traditional owners of Gippsland?

The Gunaikurnai people are the traditional owners of the Gippsland region in south-eastern Victoria.

Where are the Gunaikurnai people from?

east Australia
The Gunai (/ˈɡʌnaɪ/ GUN-eye), also spelt Gunnai, or Kurnai (/ˈkɜːrnaɪ/ KUR-nye), often now referred to as the Gunai/Kurnai (/ˈɡʌnaɪkɜːrnaɪ/ GUN-eye-kur-nye), people are an Aboriginal Australian nation of south-east Australia, whose territory occupies most of present-day Gippsland and much of the southern slopes of the …

Are there Aboriginals in Victoria?

As of the 2016 Census, there were 47,788 Aboriginal people in Victoria, making up 0.8 per cent of the population. The median age for Aboriginal Victorians is 23, compared to 37 for other Victorians. Approximately 54 per cent of Aboriginal Victorians live in regional areas while 46 per cent live in metropolitan areas.

What language do the Gunaikurnai speak?

The Gunai language (/ˈɡʌnaɪ/ GUN-eye, also spelt Gunnai, Ganai, Gaanay, Kurnai, Kurnay /ˈkɜːrnaɪ/ KUR-nye) is an Australian aboriginal dialect cluster of the Gunai people in Gippsland in south-east Victoria….Gunai language.

Glottolog gana1279
AIATSIS S68 Gunnai (cover term), S49 Bidawal
ELP Kurnai

What Aboriginal land is Traralgon on?

Gunai/Kurnai nation
Traralgon is situated on the traditional lands of the Indigenous Gunai/Kurnai nation, which includes the lands of the Braiakaulung clan of Bunjil Kraura, who lived to the north of Latrobe River (called Durt’yowan in Gunai language), as well as the clan of Woollum-Woollum, who lived on the hills to the south of the …

Where is Ngarigo country?

southeast New South Wales
The Ngarigo (also spelt Garego, Ngarego, Ngarago, Ngaragu, Ngarigu, Ngarrugu or Ngarroogoo) are an Aboriginal Australian people of southeast New South Wales, whose traditional lands also extend around the present border with Victoria.

What Aboriginal land is Warragul?

The traditional land of the Gunai/Kurnai people includes the town of Warragul, then intersects with Kulin territory to the west of the town. In a local history book, Graeme Butler wrote that the name of Warragul station was derived from an Indigenous word just meaning wild.

How do you say hello in Boonwurrung language?

Wominjeka means Hello/Welcome in the Woiwurrung language of the Wurundjeri people of Kulin Nation – the traditional owners of Melbourne.