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National Indigenous Fire Workshop Dhungala 2019 on Yorta Yorta Woka

The Firesticks Alliance, Yorta Yorta people and National Indigenous Fire Workshop partners are pleased to announce tickets are on sale now for the National Indigenous Fire Workshop Dhungala 2019

Dhungala National Indigenous Fire Workshop, 4-7 June 2019, On Yorta Yorta Woka (Yorta Yorta Country) on Dhungala (Murray River)
The National Indigenous Fire Workshop is a celebration of cultural fire knowledge and practice. This year’s […]

March 18th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

National Indigenous Fire Workshop 2018 at Bundanon- Report and Video online now

On 12-15 July 2018, the four-day 2018 National Indigenous Fire Workshop was held at Bundanon property in Yuin Country on the New South Wales South Coast. Participants came from as far north as Napranum, Cape York in northern Queensland to Truwana in Tasmania, and from as far west as the APY Lands in Central Australia.

National […]

December 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

South-East Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum

The South-East Australian Aboriginal Fire Forum, titled Cultural Burning: Evolving with Community and Country held on 11th May 2018 gave participants the opportunity to network, learn, and establish collaborations with others committed to cultural burning and caring for Country. The Forum was held at the Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT.

The report has now been […]

December 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

Firesticks recognised in National Resilience Award

Dixons Creek Primary School and Wurundjeri received the Australian Disaster Resilient National School Award for their Firestick project, which saw students learn from Elders Uncle Dave Wandin and Ralph Hume with Victor Steffensen about cultural fire and traditional fire practices. The book ‘Shh The Parent Trees are Talking’ was produced during this project. The initiative has helped the broader […]

December 19th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Register Now for the National Indigenous Fire Workshop Cultural Day at Bundanon

Learn how fire can help and heal landscapes and communities at the National Indigenous Fire Workshop Cultural Fire Day at Bundanon on July 15th.

This is a rare opportunity to experience Indigenous culture first-hand and learn about the “good fire” – cultural burning practices that can restore environmental balance, help threatened species and reduce hazards.

There’ll be […]

June 20th, 2018|Categories: News|

Jubullum Cultural Fire Gatherings- Making our way together

 

June 11th, 2018|Categories: News|

South-east Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum- Registrations Open

Registrations are now open for the South-east Australia Aboriginal Fire Forum. The Forum, titled Cultural Burning: Evolving with community and Country, will give participants the opportunity to network, learn, and establish collaborations with others committed to cultural burning and caring for Country. The Forum will be held at the Ann Harding Centre, University of Canberra, Bruce, ACT […]

March 26th, 2018|Categories: Events, News|

PhD Opportunities with Macquarie University

How did those trees get there? Rediscovering prehistoric Aboriginal plant dispersal pathways
2 x PhD positions! Population genetics/Socio-cultural studies Funded through a new ARC Discovery Project (2018-2020) Based at: Macquarie University with external collaborators

Project description: Preliminary studies for these projects used cutting edge genetic and socio-cultural techniques to show that Aboriginal people dispersed culturally important Black Bean (Castanospermum australe) […]

March 26th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: |

Announcing 2018 National Indigenous Fire Workshop (NSW)

We are pleased to announce the launch of the National Indigenous Fire Workshop for 2018. This years workshop will be the 10th to be conducted and will be based for the first time outside of Cape York.
The workshop will be held at the Bundanon Trust Reserve in the south coast of NSW and hosted by the […]

February 4th, 2018|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Creeks and Grass Field Day Sunday 27th August

 

 

August 24th, 2017|Categories: News|