Question: What Aboriginal land Am I on Blue Mountains?

Once considered an impassable barrier, the Blue Mountains is now a major gateway to Western New South Wales. We acknowledge the Aboriginal Dharug, Gundungurra, Wanaruah, Wiradjuri, Darkinjung and Tharawal Nations as the traditional owners of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area.

Who are the traditional custodians of the Blue Mountains?

Six Aboriginal language groups are the traditional owners of the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Area:

  • Darug.
  • Gundungurra.
  • Wanaruah.
  • Wiradjuri.
  • Darkinjung.
  • Tharawal.

What Aboriginal land is Blackheath NSW?

Today, Blackheath, County of Cook, Land District of Lithgow, is more than just the developed area, for it includes the immediate surrounding plateau on which there are many dwellings occupied by rural landholders.

How do you say baby in Aboriginal?

Australians use many words from Aboriginal languages.

When “deadly” is wonderful.

Aboriginal word Language group Standard English or meaning
boorie, jarjum Wiradjuri, Bundjalung boy, child

What trees grow in Blue Mountains?

Blue Mountains Plant List

Growth Form Scientific Name Common Name
Tree Allocasuarina torulosa Forest Oak
Tree Angophora costata Smooth Barked Apple
Tree Casuarina cunninghamiana River She Oak
Tree Corymbia eximia Yellow Bloodwood

What Aboriginal land is Bowral on?

Bowral is a town in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales, Australia. It has a history spanning nearly 200 years.

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