Living with the Land

Traditionally Wiradjuri did not own land but were responsible for taking care of Country. The Wiradjuri people lived by actively farming the land, combining this with their intricate hunting practices, by using their extensive knowledge of food and water resources. In most areas, a few hours of hunting and farming provided ample food and raw materials to sustain the population. Being intimately acquainted with the breeding and migration patterns of wildlife as well as the cycle of flowering and fruiting plants created a world of being able to live sustainably.