Sam Bonner is a Githabul Elder who lives near Emu Creek, which is a tributary of the Condamine River. Sam speaks about his childhood experiences of the river, his love and passion for the river, its history, and his traditional and environmental knowledge about the river.
The interview was recorded at The Canoe Tree and water hole on the Condamine River, Queensland. Sam shares his extensive knowledge about his Indigenous culture and history and outlines Indigenous customs and practices of conservation. He is passionate about the Condamine River, and keen to pass on his traditional and environmental knowledge on to the next generations, to show them what the river means to him and his people.
Mentioned: white ants, porcupines, casuarinas, willy wagtails, finches, double bars, swallows, doves, blue wrens.
|Is Part Of
Item: Upper Condamine River
|Was Created By
Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
|Has Provenance Information
Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
|References The Subject
Item: Murray Cod
Item: Golden Perch
Item: Upper Condamine: Images from interview with Sam Bonner
|Is Related To
Item: "Talking Fish" Radio documentary, Hindsight, ABC RN
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