Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Brungle and Tumut

This booklet records the stories of 9 Aboriginal Women from the Brungle and Tumut valleys and describes the cultural attachment Aboriginal women have to their local landscape.

Date
1 January 2004
Publisher
Department of Environment and Conservation (NSW)
Type
Publication
Status
Final
Cost
Free
Language
English
Tags
  • ISBN 1-74137-0566
  • File PDF 2.9MB
  • Pages 29
  • Name aboriginal-womens-heritage-brungle-tumut.pdf

 

This booklet is one of a series that records the stories Aboriginal women in New South Wales. The booklets were part of a project designed to raise the profile of the unique historical experiences of Aboriginal women. The series won the 'cultural heritage' category of the Energy Australia National Trust Heritage Awards in 2005.

The 9 women Elders tell of their lives on Brungle Mission Station, established in 1888 by the Aborigines Protection Board. Brungle sits at the foothills of the Snowy Mountains, 20 kilometres from Tumut and 15 kilometres from Gundagai. The women’s stories tell about what life was like growing up on Brungle Mission.

Other booklets in this series include:

Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Ballina and Cabbage Tree Island
Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Bourke
Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Nambucca
Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Nepean
Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Nowra
Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Port Stephens
Aboriginal Women's Heritage: Wollongong.

Some of these booklets were evaluated in the Aboriginal Heritage and Wellbeing publication.