Stories of Living on Country

For both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people the period of conflict made living off the land difficult. The Aboriginal people knew the country but the non-Aboriginal people had the technology and domesticated animals to change the country.

Clarence River Man by Lindt

There are many stories about how the Aboriginal people arrived in the country. Arrival in the Land. The Old Stories are told to the young as a means of sharing knowledge about the country and how to care for all that is in it. Another one is The Black Swan. One of the stories of the Clarence River is Dirrangun Story by Lucy Daley

The Williams at Casino are an Aboriginal family who wrote about their life.