While touring throughout Australia, Usher took some time off to visit North Stradbroke Island in Queensland. While learning about the Quandamooka people, the R&B singer also dressed up in indigenous traditional ensemble.
Located within Moreton Bay, North Stradbroke Island is what locals call Straddie. It’s 19 miles south of Brisbane and has recently welcomed other celebrities including: Chris Hemsworth and Matt Damon.
The Quandamooka people are the traditional owners of the island, they’re an aboriginal Australian group composed of three distinct tribes: the Nunukul, the Goenpul and the Ngugi. Each group has its own language, and eat their own local food sources. Many of them were pushed out of their land during the English colonial government which established a penal colony in 1924.
On Straddie, Usher met with Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation chief executive Cameron Costello. His sightseeing tour was guided by ranger Matt Burns, according to Redland City Bulletin.
The 40-year-old singer visited the Gold Coast, and posed with a wallaby and a koala.
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