Thank you to the storytellers who have shared their histories with us in At the Heart of It … Place Stories Across Darug and Gundungurra Lands: Jason Brown, Robyn Caughlan, Jo Clancy, Aunty Carol Cooper, Lex Dadds, Aunty Bev Eaton, Karen Maber, Nikki Parsons-Gardiner, Peter Radoll, Janelle Randal Court, Margaret Slowgrove, Karen Smith, Chris Tobin, and Leanne Tobin; Thank you to musician Jacinta Tobin and weaving artist Nikki Parsons-Gardiner. Thank you to Aunty Sandra Lee and Darug Tribal Aboriginal Corporation. Thank you to Jacqueline Reid, Den Barber and the Greater Blue Mountains World Heritage Aboriginal Reference Group and the NSW Office for Environment and Heritage for your support and guidance. Thank you to Aboriginal Liaison Officer Karen Maber and her husband Wayne; to Scott Wombey for editing assistance and Rob Paton for always having an open door in the Blue Mountains and a glass of red wine handy. Thank you to Kate Campbell and Gabrielle Nagle for mapping and editorial assistance. Thank you to Jason Ensor for compiling this ebook and to Mary Anne Jebb, project manager of Deepening Histories of Place. Thank you to Chief Investigators of the Deepening Histories of Place project Professor Ann McGrath and Professor Peter Read for your support and making this project possible.

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