Topics: Culture

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1926 - South Coastal - view

old fellas sittin’ around in a ring

1926 - West - view

‘the last of the full-blood tribe’

1928 - North Coastal - view

The last known fluent speaker of the Guringai language dies in Ryde.

1929 - South Coastal - view

engraved brass breastplate

1929 - South West - view

cave water to treat skin conditions

1930 - South Coastal - view

we don’t have witchcraft, we have penicillin and antibiotics

1930 - South Coastal - view

catch mullet fish in nets and share with the community

1930 - South Coastal - view

Boomerang making and demonstrating

1930 - South West - view

Darug language

1931 - North Coastal - view

The ethnographic journal Mankind publishes information about the Cammeray ceremonial ground that is about ten minutes walk from the corner of Frenchs Forest Rd and Mona Vale Rd. It is described as a sloping rock with running water where young boys became men.

1932 - South Coastal - view

Gum Leaf band from Wallaga Lake

1932 - South Coastal - view

a Corroboree

1933 - South Coastal - view

One hundred and fifty years ago, the Aboriginals owned Australia

1934 - South West - view

aborigines made frequent hunting trips

1937 - Central - view

Aboriginal musician, singer, songwriter and guitarist

1938 - South Coastal - view

Aborigines Progressive Association

1940 - South West - view


1941 - North West - view

I still get a feeling of belonging when I go back, even though things have changed. But you can’t change the Spirit”

1941 - South West - view

homes would be made from bark and hessian rugs

1941 - South West - view

smoke their clay pipes