What did the Gadigal people eat?

What did the Gadigal people eat?

They mainly fed on fresh produce from the sea including fish, turtles and other seafood. There were also many animals they hunted for food, especially ducks, cockatoos and pigeons. They were experts in close-to-shore navigation, fishing and making fire.

Are there still Gadigal people?

The Cadigal, also spelled as Gadigal and Caddiegal, are a group of Indigenous people whose traditional lands are located in Gadi, on Eora country, the location of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia….Cadigal.

Cadigal people
Rivers Cooks, Parramatta
Other geological: Port Jackson
Notable individuals

What groups are the Eora people made up of?

The Eora people are made up of many clans (groups) including the Cadigal, the Wanegal, and the Cammeraygal. They spoke languages now known as Dharug, Dharawal and Kurringgai. Several Eora words have found their way into Australian English, for example dingo, gibba and woomera.

How old are the Gadigal people?

The Aboriginal people who encountered the First Fleet in 1788 belonged to a sophisticated and culturally diverse population whose ancestors had lived in this region – now called Sydney – for at least 60,000 years.

What is the Aboriginal word for fire?


Aboriginal word Australian English word
yau yee fire
boanbal wood
warrang child
niara look there

How do you say hello in Dharug?

Greetings from New South Wales

  1. DHARUG. Hello: Warami. Goodbye:Yanu.
  2. DHURGA. Hello and goodbye: Walawaani.
  3. KAMILAROI/GAMILARAAY. Hello: Yaama. Goodbye: Baayadhu.
  4. WIRADJURI. Are you well? Yamandhu marang. Goodbye friend: Yanhanhadu mudyi.

Is Marrickville Gadigal land?

Marrickville. The traditional owners of the land are Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. The Aboriginal name for the area is Bulanaming.

Is Redfern Gadigal land?

And Redfern – Gadigal land belonging to the Eora nation – is the heart of the Harbour City’s urban Aboriginal community. …

How do you say hello in Gadigal?

Budyeri kamaru means Hello in the Gadigal language, the traditional custodians of the land on which the Sydney CBD is built. Gadigal country is part of the Eora Nation from Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour), the Parramatta River and the coast.

How do you say hello in Aboriginal?

Some of the most well known Aboriginal words for hello are: Kaya, which means hello in the Noongar language. Palya is a Pintupi language word used as a greeting much in the same way that two friends would say hello in English while Yaama is a Gamilaraay language word for hello used in Northern NSW.

What Aboriginal land Am I on in Marrickville?

The traditional Aboriginal groups of inner Sydney Ashfield, Leichhardt and Marrickville region are the Gadigal and Wangal peoples of the Eora nation. Gadigal land lies south of Port Jackson and stretches from South Head to Petersham with part of the southern boundary lying on the Cooks River.