Event: Ngarrindjeri Cross - Cultural Study Awareness 2012
Date: 05 - 09 September 2012 (5 days and 4 nights)
Cost: $450.00 - due on 10 August 2012 (includes entries to all programs, courtesy transfer interstate and international participants, food and dormitory accommodation).
Ngarrindjeri Cross -Cultural Study Awareness’ is aimed to give participants a unique experience and be part of the Ngarrindjeri Community at the Coorong . This program aims to offer International and Australian participants a global perspective of cross - cultural understanding. Furthermore, this event aims to provide opportunities for individuals from different cultural backgrounds to share their traditions with the Coorong Ngarrindjeri community thereby strengthening community commitment, enhancing community participation and developing mutual respect. Visual language presentation is intertwined with culture and tradition. A better understanding of information continuity and by working side by side with Indigenous Knowledge and Science means that we can move forward to a better future and meet the needs of our future generations. This workshop/conference is significantly beneficial in particularly to International and Australian students who wants to establish cross- cultural study exchange, and uniting students worldwide through hands on training.
Uncle Moogy, Uncle Tom & Aunty Ellen Trevorrow, Aunty Alice Abdulla, Jelina & Malcolm Haines and Joan Gibbs
‘Welcome to Country’ Smoking Ceremony, Boomerang and Spear Throwing lessons and painting your own Boomerang by Uncle Moogy Sumner, focus lessons such as Basket Weaving by Aunty Ellen Trevorrow, the Art of Ngarrindjeri Feather Flower making by Aunty Alice Abdulla, Bush Walking where you will be guided by Uncle Tom and in collaboration with Malcolm Haines , Field trips - visits to significant Ngarrindjeri sites by Uncle Tom Trevorrow, a tour of the museum where you will be introduced to aspects of Ngarrindjeri history, tradition, culture, political history, Shibori and Printmaking by Jelina Haines and international participate will share their culture to the Ngarrindjeri Community.
Pay online securely using Paypal please visit this link: http://www.textileartjelina.com.au
Look forward hearing from you. Also places are limited to 30 participants.