In 1844 William Thomas noted that the Woi Wurrung camped on the site of the Melbourne and Richmond cricket grounds and the Boon Wurrung on a spot near where the Governor’s residence now stands.
The Eastern Kulin, like Indigenous people all over Australia, believed that they were an integral part of the land; for them nature and culture had been created as one by ancestral beings.
Gary Presland presents a unique picture of the Eastern Kulin way of life.
“An extraordinary journey into the ancient origins of Melbourne, which has transformed and expanded my vision of the place I call home”. Arnold Zable
168pp, sources, index.
Museums Victoria Publishing