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Exploring the Seasons of Nyoongar Culture

Bunuru: 12 - 14 March 2019
Makuru: 11 - 13 June 2019
Kambarang: 12 - 14 November 2019

Aboriginal guest presenters share their knowledge of the six seasons of Nyoongar culture and provide insights into traditional Aboriginal life. Students will take part in various activities traditionally associated with each season, such as mia-mia (shelter) building, bush tucker, music and dance, art and hunting.

Each program includes two different Aboriginal presenters and activities. Contact the Education Bookings Officer to find out which activities and knowledge will be shared in each season.

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

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This event is proudly presented by Fugro.

 

'We have been learning about Nyoongar culture in class and it’s fantastic for the girls to take part in such authentic learning.' - Yr 2 Teacher

Bookings for programs in 2019 are now open.

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