Welcome to Country - Gimuy Walubara Yidinji - Gudju Gudju

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Gudju Gudju Fourmile is the Great Grandson of Yie-nie, who was the great leader of the Yidinji people. Yie-nie was given the King Plate in the late 1800’s by the Governor and given the title the King of Cairns.

Gudju Gudju is from the Walubara Yidinji clan of Gimuy, the traditional name for the place today known as Cairns. Gimuy is from the Yidinji name for the slippery blue fig tree.

Traditional lands of the clan extend from north Barron River, Cairns, south to near Gordonvale, west into the ranges inland, and east along Trinity Inlet.

The lands in the Cairns suburb of Woree were the principal traditional camping grounds of the Gimuy Walubara Yidinji People.

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Cairns QLD, Australia