Nillumbik Reconciliation Group conducts school group tours of the trail – the tours aim to give an understanding of Wurundjeri culture through the use they made of the flora and fauna of the area. Please contact the Secretary for
THE WURUNDJERI THE KULIN NATION consisted of the Woiwurrung, Bunurong, Wathaurong, Taungurong, and Dja Dja Wurrung language groups. These were the clans who’d once lived in the Yarra Valley, the City of Melbourne and the country around Kilmore, Geelong and
Jan Aitken NAIDOC Address
ADDRESS BY JAN AITKEN TO THE ROTARY OF ELTHAM NAIDOC WEEK, July 2016 I am very pleased to be here and thank you for inviting me to speak about Reconciliation in Nillumbik in honour of NAIDOC. This is a week
Referendum and Mabo
REFERENDUM AND MABO Speech by Jan Aitken at a Panton Hill Reserve event, with Nillumbik Shire Council, on Sunday 28 May 2017 I voted in the referendum fifty years ago on 27 May 1967. I thought I was giving Aboriginal
Statement from the Heart
Uluru Statement from the Heart We, gathered at the 2017 National Constitutional Convention, coming from all points of the southern sky, make this statement from the heart: Our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander tribes were the first sovereign Nations of
Wurundjeri Cultural Resource Kit
THE WURUNDJERI CULTURE RESOURCE KIT IS NOW AVAILABLE ON DISC The Wurundjeri Culture Resource Kit has been completely updated and is now available on CD-ROM. (It’s no longer available as a photocopied & bound hard copy because the CD format
Kangaroo Ground Dreaming
Mick Woiwod’s latest book Copies of Kangaroo Ground Dreaming can be purchased from Eltham Bookshop, Main Road, Eltham or send an email to Mick.
Moor-rul Reconciliation Grasslands The Moor-rul Grasslands were established in 2009 by the Nillumbik Reconciliation Group to regenerate a typical native grassland on a small area of basalt soil. It is one of two remaining grassland areas in the Shire of Nillumbik.
Restoring Indigenous Cultural Practices in Bunjil Reserve The Shire of Nillumbik, Nillumbik Reconciliation Group, Wurundjeri Tribe Council and Friends of Panton Hill Reserve joined together to celebrate Reconciliation week at the Bunjil Reserve on Sunday 29 May 2016. Recently, Brad
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