ACT Council of Social Service Inc.

Justice | Equity | Social Inclusion | Reconciliation

[POSTPONED from 1 May] Cultural Awareness on Country Tour with Richie Allan - 16 October 2020

Event date: 
16 October 2020
Event time: 
9am-4.30pm
Venue: 
1/6 Gritten St, Weston ACT 2611

[POSTPONED from 1 May 2020 to 25 August 2020]

Facilitator: Richie Allan (Ngunnawal Lore Keeper)

Come along and participate in a new way of learning that is sweeping the training sector with excellent results while providing you with hands-on experience.

Richie Allan, Ngunnawal Lore Keeper, will provide a Cultural Awareness on Country Tour to give participants some practical experience while providing valuable local understanding and appreciation of the Ngunnawal land on which we all live and work on.

To understand cultural awareness is to understand the history of the Aboriginal cultures.

This cultural awareness program will give you:

  • Aboriginal history

  • Spirituality

  • Ngunnawal songlines

  • Ngunnawal Dreaming stories

  • Cultural connection

  • Cultural protocols

  • Cultural diversity

  • Cultural relationship building.

You will visit the Ghubar dhaara Ochre Pit, the Ngunnawal Songline, Mulligans Flat, a Stone Tool Site and the Scar Tree sites.

*No prerequisites needed

NB: Participants must attend the full day, and arrive at 9am sharp to depart at 9.30am.

Food: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea provided.

Contact: Kim Peters on ph: 02 6202 7202, email: [email protected]

Event details
Event cost: 
ACTCOSS Member $540, Non-Member $600, Government/Corporate $660. (Too much for you or your organisation? Please contact us and we will do our best to offer support to participate.)
Event contacts
Contact name: 
Kim Peters
Phone: 
02 6202 7202