Namoi: Oral History of Darcy Harris

Title

Namoi: Oral History of Darcy Harris

Description

Darcy Harris moved to the Narrabri region after his father purchased a property in the area when he was a young man. It was during his life on the property where he learned how to fish from his father, whom he considered to be a good fisherman. Life in the region saw his free time being spent by the river, or camping with friends along the Barwon river.

Of the issues facing the Namoi, Darcy feels that silting is a major problem that is contributing to the drying of waterholes. After silting he believes that carp may have also contributed to the declining fish populations.

Mentioned:
Fig trees, clover hay, red river gums, crickets, platypuses, native water rats, ducks, swans, brolgas, red-belly black snakes.

Creator

Heather Goodall
Jodi Frawley

Publisher

University of Technology, Sydney

Contributor

Murray-Darling Basin Authority
NSW Department of Primary Industries - NSW Fisheries

Rights

Copyright University of Technology, Sydney

Date

2010-09-09

Access Rights

Open access

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License

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

Darcy Harris

Location

Narrabri, New South Wales, Australia

Duration

Part 1 00:13:11
Part 2 00:20:37
Part 3 00:19:28

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Namoi River
This Item Was Created By Item: Prof. Heather Goodall
Item: Dr Jodi Frawley
This Item Has Provenance Information Item: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA)
Item: State Library of New South Wales
This Item References The Subject Item: Murray Cod
Item: Golden Perch

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