Local Aboriginals of the Buffalo River
Migration has shaped and transformed the Myrtleford area for centuries. The original owners of Myrtleford were the Jaitmathang (Ya-itma-thang) people who spoke the now-lost Dhuduroa language. They faced pastoralists and then gold-rush settlers in their country who migrated in the nineteenth century. Here, a family looks out from an encampment on the Buffalo River.