4wd safaris

North Stradbroke Is. QLD

SEE QUANDAMOOKA (MORETON BAY) THROUGH GOORIEMOOKA (ABORIGINAL TRADITIONAL OWNER ) EYES

 

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Moreton Bay

Mooka

Charles Moreton Jnr

Aboriginal

Descendants

Anthropologist

Brian Moreton Coghill

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Moreton Bay

Traditional Owners of Moreton Bay known to the Aboriginal people as Quandamooka, have managed the lands and waters of this part of south-eastern Queensland for tens of thousands of years. My Family (Goorie) of this area are the descendants of Mooka.

Mooka/Mookin

Charles Moreton Jnr

Dandruba (Charles Moreton) meaning man of iron bark is the father of Mooka/Mookin (Charles Moreton jnr) Mooka’s son Narthun Moreton (Alfred Moreton) and Alfred’s daughter Mabel ​Moreton nee ​Coghill​ (nee Moreton).

Descendants

Brian Coghill & Eva Coghill

My name is Brian Moreton Coghill​. I​ and my daughter Eva Coghill are from the Dandruba clan of the people of Quandamooka, North Stradbroke Island. Me and Eva are 6 generations of Dandruba people​, belonging​ to North Stradbroke Island ​and ​Quandamooka.

Traditional Owner

Brian Moreton Coghill

I have a degree in Environmental Management from Griffith University​​ & ​studie​​s ​in ​Archaeology and Anthropology​. Most significantly I ​also have a ‘degree’ in my living cultural knowledge, handed down to me by my uncles, aunties and grandfathers.

Experience

  • Intimate Personalised Tours

    Experience the knowledge of Mooka's descendants through participation in Resource Management activities. Discover how we managed the Land and Sea resources of Quandamooka in the past, and continue to do so today.

  • Visit Special Aboriginal Places

    As we travel through the landscape you will hear some of our Stories & visit some of our special Places. This will assist you to learn about our Holistic approach to understanding & Managing our Cultural & Natural Heritage.

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