Quandamooka Country spans Moreton Bay, inclusive of many islands and the eastern coast of the mainland between Juno Point (Mouth of Brisbane River) and as far south as the Logan River. Quandamooka people have two distinct languages – Gowa of Moorgumpin (Moreton Island) belonging to the Ngugi people and Jandai of Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island) belonging to the Nunukul and Goenpul peoples.
Quandamooka Traditional Custodian Elisha Kissick introduces us to Bummiera and its significance to Quandamooka people, especially women. She introduces us to the wildlife and plants that inhabit the area.
Quandamooka Traditional Custodian Elisha Kissick tells us the creation story of the South Passage in Moreton Bay.
Quandamooka Traditional Custodian Elisha Kissick discusses how her people read the seasons and connect to Country on Minjerribah/Stradbroke Island.
Quandamooka Traditional Custodian Elisha Kissick welcomes you to Quandamooka Country and invites you to share in stories.
Students will learn that First Nations peoples have lived with their Country for thousands of years.