Reminiscences of Coonabarabran by Mary Jane Caine, 1920View in Library Catalogue
Call number: MLDOC 2686
Date: Sept 28, 1920
Description: A 20th century vocabulary written by an Aboriginal woman and matriarch from the Coonabarabran region, Mary Jane Cain. This manuscript includes some of her reminiscences of growing up in the area around Coonabarabran in the 19th century and a word list of the language spoken by the Indigenous community in the region. The words consist mostly of regional place names and their meanings, as well as words that describe the natural environment.
Communities: Gamilaraay / Gamilaroi / Kamilaroi