Yaam Gumbaynggirr Jagun – here is Gumbaynggirr country…
Gumbaynggirr is one of 250 distinct Aboriginal tribal sovereign nations that have existed on the continent of Australia since time immemorial.
While not reflected through lines on a map but rather from learned experiences through storylines, Nambucca to the Clarence River and west to the Great Dividing Range is Gumbaynggirr country.
The Gumbaynggirr people have a profound connection to their country which is expressed through language and storytelling. Gumbaynggirr language is part of a living culture spanning a landscape of beaches, headlands, rivers, estuaries, creeks, mountains and floodplains. The Gumbaynggirr people were traditionally known as the ‘sharing people’ because their land was so rich that food and other resources were commonly shared with other nations.
For other interesting and informative video content relating to the region’s Gumbaynggirr heritage, click here
And for a paddle board adventure tour with a cultural difference, be sure to check out Wajaana Yaam Adventure Tours