Barangaroo

Second wife of Bennelong, Barangaroo was member of the Cammeray clan and maintained her connection with the clan despite her exposure to the white settlers.

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Died
1791
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Spouse

Barangaroo and the Eora Fisherwomen

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2014

Barangaroo was one of the powerful figures in Sydney's early history. She had knowledge of laws, teaching and women's rituals and held the respect of Governor Phillip and his officers who were fascinated by the Eora women and their formidable fishing skills.