Saturday, December 10, 2011

THE JINGERA YAHOO


I'm becoming quite surprised at the number of local reports of a hairy man living in the mountains. Called a 'Yahoo' in the day but we probably know them today as Yowies. Bredbo is a small village located on the Monaro Highway between Canberra and Cooma but the area sits parallel to the southernmost region on the ACT.

Anyway I find them interesting and I think I'll start a collection of 'hairy man' clippings...

Queanbeyan Age - Tuesday 24 August 1886




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Checking out a scarred tree on Isabella Drive

I know of probably 20 or so authentic Aboriginal scarred trees dotted around the landscape of suburban Canberra. I have posted a few time...