Wonnarua


Wonnarua, Wollemi National Park

"The Wonnarua people /hwənʊrjuːɑr/ a group of indigenous people of Australia are those Australian Aborigines that were united by a common language strong ties of kinship and survived as skilled hunter–fisher–gatherers in family groups or clans scattered along the inland area of what is now known as the Upper Hunter Valley New South Wales Australia. Their traditional territory spreads from the Upper Hunter River near Maitland west to the Great Dividing Range towards Wollombi." "Intro The Wonnarua people /hwənʊrjuːɑr/ a group of indigenous people of Australia are those Australian Aborigines that were united by a common language strong ties of kinship and survived as skilled hunter–fisher–gatherers in family groups or clans scattered along the inland area of what is now known as the Upper Hunter Valley New South Wales Australia. Their traditional territory spreads from the Upper Hunter River near Maitland west to the Great Dividing Range towards Wollombi. Meaning people of the hills and plains the Wonnarua were bounded to the south by the Darkinjung to the north–west by the Nganyaywana to the north–east by the Awabakal and to the south–east by the Worimi peoples. The Wonnarua also had trade and ceremonial links with the Kamilaroi people. Their creation spirit is Baiami also known as Koin the creator of all things and the Keeper of the Valley. Alternate namesA range of alternate names for the Wonnarua people are Wanaruah Wanaruwa Wonnuaruah Wannerawa Wonarura and Wonnahare. ClansThe Gringai are a known clan of the Wonnarua people whose traditional lands are the Allyn River valley and include what is now known as Dungog Paterson Gresford Brookfield



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