Bunya Festival brings Indigenous tradition back to the Southern Downs

A Southern Downs community gathered at the weekend to revive an Indigenous gathering that dates back to traditional times. Bunya Festival brings Indigenous tradition back The Bunya Festival was traditionally a large gathering among many Aboriginal people who would travel hundreds of kilometers on foot. The event was held in the Bunya Mountains during the harvest of the Bunya Nut.…

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A Southern Downs Community are reconstructing an Ancient Aboriginal gathering this weekend!  

An event that once saw many Indigenous families travel hundreds of kilometres on foot is back on March 10 and 11, to recognise and re-construct the culture, history and ideas of Aboriginal people. In traditional times, the Bunya Festival was a large gathering in the Bunya Mountains – West of Toowoomba. The gathering was held as an exchange of music,…

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