Barangaroo

Second wife of Bennelong, Barangaroo was member of the Cammeray clan and maintained her connection with the clan despite her exposure to the white settlers.

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1791
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Barangaroo and the Eora Fisherwomen

by Grace Karskens, 2014
supported by City of Sydney - Cultural Ribbon Foreshore Histories Project Creative Commons License

Barangaroo was one of the powerful figures in Sydney's early history. She had knowledge of laws, teaching and women's rituals and held the respect of Governor Phillip and his officers who were fascinated by the Eora women and their formidable fishing skills.
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Property, a page from David Collins 'An account of the English colony in New South Wales...' 1798-1802