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The Indigenous Peoples Of The Darling Downs

Description : Acrylic on canvas, stretched and ready to hang. Signed certificate of authenticity. For several thousand years, the Darling Downs was home to various clans of the Wakka Wakka language speakers: the Keinjan around Warwick, the Giabal around Toowoomba, the Barunggam to the west of Dalby, and the Jarowair around the Bunya mountains. To the south and west were the Bigambal and Kambuwal of the Kamilaroi speakers; to the east were the Jagara of the Turubul speakers. The Downs Indigenous peoples were also known as the Gomaingguru, ‘men of the Condamine’, or Gooneburra, ‘fire blacks’ (from their habit of frequently firing the grasslands). They numbered perhaps 1500–2000.

NRN # : 000-43777-0173-01

DIMENSIONS : (Height - 60.90 cm X Width - 121.60 cm )

Medium on Base : Acrylic on Canvas

Genre : Indigenous

Status : Sold

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Copyright : © Cynthia Farr Barunggam

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