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Marngrook: what is the history of Aboriginal football?

Marngrook: what is the history of Aboriginal football?

Wed 13 November 2019

7:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Save the date!

Where

Hopscotch, 5 Riverside Quay, Southbank, VIC 3006

Contact

info@RTBevent.com

Description

Marngrook is a borrowed word, from the Gunditjmara people of south-west Victoria and means ‘game ball’. Elements of AFL are believed to originate from the traditional game that was played with a possum skin ball. Join Bernadette Atkinson to learn about the history of Marngrook, how it was played in Victoria and the rest of Australia - men and women were allowed to play against each other, and sometimes games would go for days on end!

Cost

Free

Marngrook: what is the history of Aboriginal football?

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