If we look after the Country – the Country will look after us, but we have to remember where we have come from and the journey our old people have already made.Quoted by The late Taungurung Elder Uncle Brian Patterson

Learn About Taungurung Country

Our culture is vibrant, complex and important.

We are a part of the Kulin Nation: an alliance of five language groups in central Victoria. We share common dreamtime ancestors and creation stories, religious beliefs and economic and social relationships.

Learn About Taungurung Culture

We’re passing Taungurung culture on to the next generation.

Elders assist with the instruction of younger generations in culture, history, and language and furthering of their knowledge and appreciation of their heritage as the rightful custodians of the Taungurung lands in Central Victoria.

Education Resources

Language Lesson

Mudi mu-di
season
mudiberrin mu-di-berr-in
new moon, winter / probably start of the season marked by the new moon
mudingawiin mu-ding-a-wiin
autumn
mudiyerram mu-di-yerr-am
spring

Taken from Taungurung – Liwik-nganjin-al Ngula-dhan, compiled by Mrs. Lee Healy.

House Smoking Ceremony – Seymour 2016

In early June 2016, Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation received a phone call from Rural Housing in Seymour about a smoking ceremony for a house they aremanaging, there is a local family living there a couple with 5 children, the mother… read more