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The longest river in Tasmania has 3 Aboriginal place names - This Place


Elderly woman with dark hair wearing glasses, multiple necklaces and white dress stands in front of rocks and green foliage.
Traulwulway woman, Patsy Cameron
5 Feb 2020

For thousands of years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been naming places that were sacred or important to them.

This video is part of an ABC produced series named This Place. It tells the story behind one of these special places:

Patsy Cameron shares the importance of Indigenous place names and dual naming.

"Sharing Indigenous place names honours the ancestors and acknowledges the beautiful language, and the significant part of language that tells the story of country. However we need to do it together so we can all feel confident and we all feel a part of it".

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For more information, visit This Place.

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