Pioneer Womens Memorial

Exploring cultural Heritage in Kings Park

Discover the history and cultural significance of Kaarta Koomba (Kings Park) in this interactive walk through the WA Botanic Garden.

Learn how the Wadjuk Nyoongar people were guided by the six seasons and used plants and animals for food, shelter, tools and medicine.

Consider the roles of the traditional custodians’ past, present and future, European settlement and modern Australian society in shaping King Park today.

You may also be interested in a Nyoongar glossary for local Aboriginal words that are used within this website.

Location: Pioneer Women's Memorial Area

Bookings are essential and fees apply.

Please refer to the Kings Park Education Cancellation Policy before booking this program.

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Tags: Year level: 7,8,9,10
Stream: Cultural Heritage
WA Curriculum links: English,Humanities and Social Sciences,Science
Program type: School program
Maximum duration: 90 minutes

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