Marngrook: what is the history of Aboriginal football?
Wed 13 November 2019
7:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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!