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Creeks and Grass Field Day Sunday 27th August

 

 

August 24th, 2017|Categories: News|

Bugam (Black Bean Tree) Pathways Workshop

Bugam walk and processing workshop: 20-21 June 2017. Hosted by the Northern Rivers Connecting Country Alliance Aboriginal Corporation
The Bugam workshop aims to share knowledge and cultural practices about the movement, use, preparation and consumption of Bugam seeds (Castanospermum australe) between northern Qld and northern NSW.
The old people (Aboriginal) developed technologies to remove the toxicity from […]

June 19th, 2017|Categories: News|

National Indigenous Fire Workshop 3-7 July 2017

This years workshop is being hosted by the Balnggarrawarra Gaarraay Melsonby traditional owners who are looking forward to welcoming you on-country to share their culture, management practices and this beautiful part of the world. Melsonby is right on the Normanby River 40 minutes northwest of Cooktown. The country there is amongst one of the largest collections of […]

June 19th, 2017|Categories: News|

Interview on ABC radio with senior ranger from Minyumai IPA Daniel Gomes

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Minyumai, News|Tags: , , , |

Final Project Partners Meeting hosted by Minyumai IPA

Minyumai IPA hosted the final Firesticks Partners Meeting on the 8-10th May. Rangers from Wattleridge, Ngunya Jargoon and Boorabee and the Willows IPAs (Indigenous Protected Areas) and rangers from Casino Boolangle and Gugin Guddaba Local Aboriginal Land Council (LALC) were joined by representatives from the Local Land Services (LLS), Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH), […]

Ngunya Jargoon IPA Cultural Calendar

The Ngunya Jargoon IPA rangers and staff have recently released their cultural calendar for the Nyangbul People of the Bundjalung Nation, Ballina and Cabbage tree Is. A cultural calendar provides insight into the cultural significant events, plants and animals that signal seasonal change in the landscape. It is not a static thing like a normal […]

April 20th, 2017|Categories: News, Ngunya Jargoon, Resources|Tags: |

Aboriginal Cultural Burning Forum and Demonstration 24-25th May 2017

Greater Sydney Local Land Services will be hosting an Aboriginal Cultural Burning Forum and Cultural Burn Demonstration in Penrith, Sydney on the 24th and 25th of May. Keynote speakers are Victor Steffenson from Mulong, Cape York, QLD and Oliver Costello, Firesticks Initiative, NSW.

The Forum will include:

a smoking ceremony and Welcome to Country
What is Cultural Burning?
Presentations by […]

April 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

National Indigenous Fire Workshop 3-7 July 2017

This years workshop is being hosted by the Balnggarrawarra Gaarraay Melsonby traditional owners who are looking forward to welcoming you on-country to share their culture, management practices and this beautiful part of the world. Melsonby is right on the Normanby River 40 minutes northwest of Cooktown. The country there is amongst one of the largest collections of […]

April 10th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate Conference at the University of New England

Aboriginal people and those who work alongside them came together during February 2017 to share knowledge, ideas and experience at the Indigenous Natural Resource Management (NRM) Symposium at the University of New England: Restore, Regenerate, Revegetate conference. Over 400 scientists and practitioners from all over Australia and overseas came together to share their knowledge and experience […]

Connecting to Country Short Film featuring NSW Indigenous Protected Area (IPA) Partners

Until recently many Aboriginal people were denied access to their ancestral lands and the opportunities to manage Country in a way that preserves and enhances its cultural and ecological values and connectivity. This situation is changing with the creation of Indigenous Protected Areas (IPAs) around Australia including in North Eastern New South Wales, where Aboriginal land managers are directly involved in […]