Culgoa - Balonne: Oral History of Cheryl Buchanan

Title

Culgoa - Balonne: Oral History of Cheryl Buchanan

Description

An interview with Cheryl Buchannan. Audio only.

Cheryl Buchanan is a woman from the Guwamu (or Kooma) nation located in southern Queensland. Cheryl is a representative for Northern Basins Aboriginal Nations (NBAN) and in this short interview she briefly discusses growing up on the rivers with her Aunties; the interactions her people had with other Aboriginal Nations, and how these meetings fostered cultural exchange and helped the continuation of their respective cultures; the quality of the water; and how she views the water as a force that brings peace and people together.

Cheryl mentions Warrego (western), Balonne (eastern), Culgoa (southern) as the river boundaries of her peoples' Country.

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

2010-10-19

Access Rights

Open access. Conditional use.

License

Provenance

Originally organised by researchers in sub-collection 'MDB Extra'. Balonne forms the eastern boundary and Culgoa forms the southern boundary of Guwamu nation.

An archival version of the Talking Fish Collection is managed by the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive (ATSIDA).

Mediator

Unmediated licence agreement. Interviewee's consent condition: That myself (Cheryl Buchanan) and members of my family have unrestricted access. Has requested access restrictions but has not specified what they are.

Interviewer

Jodi Frawley

Interviewee

Cheryl Buchanan

Location

Tamworth, New South Wales

Duration

Part 1 00:10:18
Part 2 00:01:21

Item Relations

This Item Is Part Of Item: Culgoa ‐ Balonne Rivers
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: Golden Perch

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