Seasonal Calendar


The genkaleng season is the when the south winds start to blow. This marks the beginning of the cold weather.

Miriwoong people use these words to describe the weather at this time of the year;

Dengga – This is when the rain starts to clear, the sky opens and clear days without many clouds prevail.

Photo by MDWg

After Genkaleng typically comes the season of Werlthang followed by Manbilying- read about them below!

There is lots of bush tucker that comes out in the Dry time. Fueled by the cooler weather and groundwater, many different bush foods grow and become ‘cookwan’ (ripe). Read about them below!