Brambuk calendar from the Halls Gap Region showing six seasons
|January February||March April May||June July August||September October||November December|
|Late Summer||Autumn||Winter||Pre-Spring||Spring||Early Summer|
Brambuk - Pre-Spring Late July to August
The Pre - Spring season is depicted by owls and eagles; tubers (orchids and murrnong) providing underground larders; and, cultivation.
This season incorporates the following:
It has the wettest months.
Lifestyle descriptors included:
Murnong was dug up by women using long, pointed sticks.
Permission to use the Brambuk seasonal calendar is granted by the Elders/Directors of Brambuk, which includes the Gunditjmara, Winda Mara (Kerrup Jamara), Goolum Goolum, Kirrae Whurrong and Framlingham peoples. A link to the Brambuk website is included, www.brambuk.com.au.