Recently a group of Xavier High School students visited the Mungabareena Reserve as part of their ‘Human Society And Its Environment’ studies. Mungabareena Reserve is on the banks of the Murray River and lies to the east of Albury. It is an area of great significance to the Wiradjuri people: a traditional place where many Indigenous people came to meet and celebrate, announce marriages, settle disputes and trade goods. Mungabareena means “place of plenty talk”.
The students were involved in a range of learning activities including mapping the location, identifying features, locating information about previous land use / history of the site, and documenting key changes to the site over time.