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July 29, 2018

Gamilaraay Word of the Week ǀ Week 31

Staying with our theme of place names, here's one you might have seen on a few street posts around the region, its original meaning and a way its been adapted into contemporary language.

Yarrol - Yarrol Road, Yarral Avenue

Yarral - co...

July 26, 2018

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July 22, 2018

Gamilaraay Word of the Week ǀ Week 30

Place names - Calala

Calala - being around the rivers and creeks
Gali - water

July 15, 2018

Gamilaraay Word of the Week ǀ Week 29

Place names - Nemingha

Place where the two rivers meet

July 8, 2018

Gamilaraay Word of the Week ǀ Week 28

Let's keep exploring place names - Burren Junction 

Barran - boomerang
Yaama maliyaa - Hello friends
Barran guya - boomerang (bandy) legs

July 1, 2018

Gamilaraay Word of the Week ǀ Week 27

Continuing with our little series of local place names.

Timbumburi - lots of sheep

Dhimba - sheep
Baraay - lots of

Goonoo Goonoo Station was established with the arrival of the Australian Agricultural Company which took up the South si...

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