Women did the actual cooking, in addition to fishing and gathering.Individual Kamilaroi did not eat animals that were their totems, although the Euahlayi, a related group, did not observe this restriction.Shamans ( wireenun ) concerned themselves with curing illness and communicating with their dream spirits, who were often sent out on information-gathering missions.The Kamilaroi believed in an "All Father," the moral and kindly deity in the sky who received the souls of good Aborigines upon their death. The Euahlayi Tribe: a Study of Aboriginal Life in Australia. THank-you very much this website has helped me alot with my assighnment at my primary school.
I am second generation I think and want to know everything about our ancestors to teach my kids.
The sibs were members of one or the other matrimoieties.
Intersecting with these groups based on kinship and descent were the four marriage classes, all of which were common to both matrimoieties.
It's a deeply moving and spiritual experience, and one in which all Gamilaroi ancestors and friends are made welcome.
I am a descendant of the Kamilaroi Tribe, and Moree has been mentioned with that. I havn't read the full article on this site yet but will do so soon.
Some individuals also had the aid of a spirit helper. Perhaps it would be more appropriate if this article was written in the present tense, as although Kamilaroi people are not many in number, many are very active within Aboriginal communities and it could be seen as offensive that here they are spoken about as "dying out".