Cooktown re-enactmentJune 11, 2017 in Australia
Today was the annual reenactment in Cooktown of the first encounter between the Guuyu Yimithirr nation and the crew if HMB Endeavour. They aim to tell the story from both perspectives, which results in a richer account. I'd say there were a couple of thousand people watching. It's an accident I'm here just now ... a very happy accident.
The word kangaroo comes from the language here (and that period of encounter) ... gangurru.Read more