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Bodgurri, Boab, Bottle Tree, Adansonia gregorii.

This large distinctive tree occurs in many areas of Wunambal Gaambera Country. It has a very swollen trunk and smooth grey bark. It is dreaming for some people. Water can be obtained by chopping into the trunk. Hollows in the trunks and branches hold water after rain, and this water can be drunk. The bark

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Wunambal Gaambera and Valperlon Working Towards Mining Agreement for Wuudagu Bauxite Project

The Wunambal Gaambera Traditional Owners and Perth based group Valperlon are working towardsa mining agreement to cover development of the proposed Wuudagu bauxite project on the northeastern coast of Wunambal Gaambera Country, North Kimberly, WA.The proposed bauxite export project, that could be operating from 2021 would involve surface mining,road haulage, product beneficiation, marine loading and

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Cultural Tourism on Wunambal Gaambera Country

The North Kimberley’s Wunambal Gaambera people have an incredible success story. After launching the Uunguu Visitor Pass (UVP) 2 years ago in 2017 – an online permit system for visiting Wunambal Gaambera Country – Wunambal Gaambera people are now managing and taking leadership in the multi-million-dollar tourism industry on their country. “With the UVP, our people

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WA Landcare Award

On Thursday 3 October WGAC won the Western Australia State Landcare Award for the Indigenous Land Management sector. WGAC is now a Finalist for the National Award. Bevan Stott, Desmond Williams and Catherine Goonack – pictured – attended the awards in Perth.“Congratulations and thank you for the hard work, effort and contribution by Wunambal Gaambera’s Uunguu

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2018 Wunambal Gaambera Newsletter

Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation held their Annual General Meeting on Thursday 13th and Friday 14th December 2018.  Attendees at the meeting were given a copy of the 2018 Newsletter.  Download a copy here: 2018 Wunambal Gaambera Newsletter for AGM

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Rangers discover rare wallaby

Traditional Owners conducting scientific monitoring in the far north Kimberley have found exciting evidence of a tiny rock-wallaby long thought to have disappeared from the region’s mainland. Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation’s Uunguu Rangers recently collected scats which Australian Museum scientists have identified as being from nabarlek – Australia’s second smallest rock-wallaby. The furry grey nabarlek

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