What Aboriginal land is Homebush in?

What Aboriginal land is Homebush in?

Sydney Olympic Park is part of the traditional lands of the Wann clan, known as the Wann-gal.

What was at Sydney Olympic Park before?

Sydney Olympic Park features a large sports and entertainment area, originally redeveloped for the Sydney 2000 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

What is the Aboriginal history of Sydney?

Aboriginal peoples have always lived in Sydney. The original Aboriginal inhabitants of the City of Sydney local area are the Gadigal people. The territory of the Gadi (gal) people stretched along the southern side of Port Jackson (Sydney Harbour) from South Head to around what is now known as Petersham.

When was the first Aboriginal killed?

1838. Myall Creek massacre – 10 June: 28 people killed at Myall Creek near Inverell, New South Wales. This was the first Aboriginal massacre for which white European and black African settlers were successfully prosecuted.

Where are the Aboriginal lands in Sydney Olympic Park?

Aboriginal history • Sydney Olympic Park is situated on the traditional lands of the Wann clan, known as the Wann-gal. The lands ofann-gal the W stretched along the southern shore of the Parramatta River between Cockle Bay (Cadi-gal land) and Rose Hill (Burramatta-gal land).

Who was the first Aboriginal athlete to win an Olympic medal?

Australian indigenous athlete Cathy Freeman won an Olympic Gold Medal at Sydney Olympic Park in the 400m Saw the commencement of the Aboriginal History and Connections Program at Homebush and the inaugural Sydney Dreaming Festival.

Who are the custodians of Sydney Olympic Park?

Sydney Olympic Park Authority acknowledges Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first Custodians of the land, air and waters of this place we now call Australia. Our vision is to create a world leading precinct where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures are seen, celebrated and valued.

Who are the Aboriginal athletes in Sydney 2000?

In Australia the Relay began and ended with Aboriginal athletes Nova Peris-Kneebone and Cathy Freeman. SOCOG also provided support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander athletes to compete at the Sydney 2000 Games, establishing an Olympic Training Centre for indigenous athletes in Canberra.