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Gumbaynggirr Cultural Showcase Event

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Forest Sky Pier

Sealy Lookout

Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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A cultural awareness and showcase event for local pharmacists, pharmacy assistants and health professionals that work with Galambila AHS.

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Please join us in the evening on Thursday the 21st of February 2019 for a Gumbaynggirr Cultural Show.

Through the QUMAX program (Quality Use of Medicines for Maximised for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people), Galambila AHS will be hosting a cultural event for pharmacists, pharmacy assistants and health professionals in Coffs Harbour to learn more about our local indigenous culture. QUMAX Cultural Awareness activities aim to improve culturally sensitive care for Aboriginal clients and enhance the working relationship between Galambila and local pharmacies.

The event will be run by Clark Webb and his team at Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation (BMNAC). BMNAC recently won a Bronze Medal at the 2018 NSW Tourism Awards for Excellence in Aboriginal Tourism. To see more information on what this great organisation is all about, visit their website at the following link: https://bmnac.org.au/

The night will include the following:

- Traditional Welcome to Country

- Traditional fire making

- Introductory Gumbaynggirr Language Lesson

- Sharing of traditional Gumbaynggirr dreaming stories that connect participants to our local landscape

- Uses of various varieties of plants, including medicinal

- Damper and tea will be provided on the night

Please RSVP by COB on Monday 18th of February 2019 via Eventbrite. Get in quick as places will be limited!

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Sealy Lookout

Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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