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Minang, Mineng or Menang.

What is Minang[edit | edit source]

The name may derive from the bush tucker plant Mearn with the English name bloodroot wer scientific name Haemodorum spicatum.[1] It is like a chilli or an onion. Alternatively, the name Menang may refer to a Mamang (whale), as in Menang Koort (literally Whale Heart) which is the Noongar name for King George Sound.[2]

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Minang Moort - Families and people of Minang country[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Bessie Flower[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Larry Blight[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Bobby - Cape Riche[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Hazel Brown[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Oscar Colbung[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Harley Coyne[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Lester Coyne[edit | edit source]

Sources[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Ezzard Flowers[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Gallypert[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Lynette Knapp[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Mokare[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Manyat[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Nebinyan[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Carol Petterson[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Kim Scott[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Jack Williams[edit | edit source]

Wp/nys/Wylie[edit | edit source]

Kwop Mia - Organisations of Minang Country[edit | edit source]

Southern Aboriginal Corporation[edit | edit source]

Great Southern Aboriginal Health Service[edit | edit source]

Aboriginal Legal Service of WA (inc)[edit | edit source]

Minang Tourism[edit | edit source]

Indigenous Tourism is very strong in the Albany Region. There are a number of opportunities to view inidgenous sites with interpretive signage. There are also some tours that you can do. Wanjessy with Larry Blight, Poornati with Joey Williams.

Experiences[edit | edit source]

Kalgan fish traps[edit | edit source]

The Kalgan fish traps located outside of Albany were a Noongar camp site dating back 7,500 years. [3]

Wadjella wom (non indigenous people) once recorded Aboriginal huts, wells, fires wer kangaroo traps. [4]

Kalgan meeting site[edit | edit source]

Discovery Bay Tourism Experience[edit | edit source]

Yule Park[edit | edit source]

Lake Mount Pleassant View[edit | edit source]

Museum of the Great Southern[edit | edit source]

Black Stump[edit | edit source]

Mount Melville[edit | edit source]

Mokare statue in main street[edit | edit source]

Dog Rock[edit | edit source]

Lake Weerlara[edit | edit source]


See also[edit | edit source]

Gnullar Karla Mia - Our Campfires (Language groups)

Ngiyan waarnk - References[edit | edit source]

  1. Bush Tucker Plants for your Home Garden. SERCUL South East Regional Centre for Urban Landcare, Perth. Retrieved 21 August 2017
  2. John Dobson. "Albany, WA's oldest colonial settlement, to officially adopt joint Noongar names". ABC Great Southern. 3 July 2020. Retrieved 3 July 2020
  3. https://web.archive.org/web/20160810121055/http://www.albanygateway.com.au/visitor/historical/oyster-harbour-fish-traps
  4. https://web.archive.org/web/20160810121055/http://www.albanygateway.com.au/visitor/historical/oyster-harbour-fish-traps
  5. 2016. Cathy Glen, Tourism Lecturer South Regional TAFE.