Kalkajaka

Black Mountain (Kalkajaka) National Park is a 781 hectare protected area in Shire of Cook, Queensland, Australia. Headlines ‘It’ll haunt you forever’: Traditional owners warn climbers of perils entering FNQ’s ‘Bermuda Triangle’ – Brendan Mounter To Indigenous traditional owners, Kalkajaka is a sacred battlefield of both spirits and warring clan groups. To tourists, Kalkajaka is …

Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair

Poster Darwin, Northern Territory – The Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair – darwinaboriginalartfair.com.au – provides opportunities to purchase artwork directly from 60+ Indigenous owned community art centres, whilst being immersed in an exciting program of traditional dance, workshops, film, fashion and music. The fair is held on Larrakia Country at the Darwin Convention Centre. 2019 dates: …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively referred to as the Adnyamathanha, although some descendants of these groups identify with and maintain their original affiliations. Nepabunna was established by the United Aborigines …

Because of her, we can. NAIDOC Week 2018

Poster NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. 2018 dates: July 8-15. Hashtag: #NAIDOC2018. The poster was painted by Bigambul woman, Cheryl Moggs, from Goondiwindi. The painting portrays the 2018 theme, Because of her, we can! showing the courage and resilience of Aboriginal and Torres …

Dhelkunya Dja = Healing Country

Dhelkunya Dja = Healing Country The joint management plan aims to empower the Dja Dja Wurrung community to manage six parks and reserves in central Victoria in co-operation with the state government. Greater Bendigo National Park, Hepburn Regional Park, Kara Kara National Park, Kooyoora State Park, Paddys Ranges State Park and the Wehla Nature Conservation …

Welcome to Country Travel Guide

New Publication Marcia Langton’s book Welcome to Country (May 2018) is a curated guidebook to Indigenous Australia and the Torres Strait Islands. Included are insights into Indigenous languages and customs, history, native title, art and dance, storytelling, and cultural awareness and etiquette for visitors. There is also a directory of Indigenous tourism experiences, organized by state …

Gundijtmara

Indigenous Peoples The Gunditjmara are an Aboriginal Australian people of southwestern Victoria. They are the traditional owners of the areas now encompassing Warrnambool, Port Fairy, Woolsthorpe, and Portland. Elsewhere on the Web http://www.standard.net.au/story/4701465/new-gunditjmara-ceo-open-to-change Wikipedia Gunditjmara – Wikipedia Planeta.com Budj Bim National Park and Cultural Landscape Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia Victoria

#IndigenousX

Logo The Australian Twitter account — @IndigenousX — is a national and global conversation starter featuring life stories and achievements of Aboriginal and Indigenous hosts. Each week the account is hosted by a different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person. The account was launched by digital pioneer Luke Pearson in 2012. Since then it has …

Makarrata

WOTY 2017 Looking for a 2017 Word of the Year? One of our nominees: makarrata, the coming together after a struggle. It was the central theme at the 2017 Garma Festival in Arnhem Land. Headlines What is a Makarrata? Constitutional reform rejected by Uluru forum, we’ll pursue Makarrata – SBS indigenous-makarrata-topic-of-discussion its-been-a-long-painful-journey-to-unity-at-uluru-lets-not-waste-this-opportunity QandA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ZtVMAx3xXQ On …

Kimberley National Park

Photo: John Benwell, Aboriginal Rock Art created by the Wunambal people at Wary Bay, Bigge Island Western Australia – The Kimberley is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas. Remote and rugged, the sandstone landscape is spectacular with ancient gorges, pristine beaches and wide horizons. Fitzroy Crossing Fitzroy Crossing straddles the Fitzroy River. The …