Bidgee Bidgee

Son of Maugoran and brother-in-law of Bennelong. He spoke good English and was noted as an accomplished mimic.  He was engaged as a tracker by Governor Macquarie and rewarded by being appointed ‘Chief of the Kissing Point tribe’. A grant of land for Bidgee Bidgee at Kissing Point was initiated in 1816 but not completed. Bidgee Bidgee remained an important elder in the Sydney district throughout the 1820s. He is believed to have died in c.1836. Affiliation: Burramattagal.

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