Project event: Ngarrindjeri Cross -Cultural Study Awareness 2017
Attendance cost: $500.00 (all-inclusive 5 days and 4 nights’ (accommodation, food, attendance to all activities)
Payment due: 10 August 2017
Limited places: 30 participants only
Inquiry send to: Jelina Haines email: firstname.lastname@example.org
What to bring: Sleeping bag if you live in South Australia, winter and rain coat jackets, mosquito spray, head torch, your own personal hygiene stuff, notebook, pens, camera
Accommodation: Shared - dormitory style
Transportation: you have to make your way to Camp Coorong or do car pooling. Camp Coorong has a laundry machine, so travelling light is an option.
The Ngarrindjeri Cross -Cultural Study Awareness’ project is aimed at providing participants with a unique experience and be part of the Ngarrindjeri Community at Camp Coorong, Meningie, South Australia. The objective of this five days residential events is to offer International and Australian participants a global perspective of Indigenous cross - cultural understanding of trust, respect, and reciprocity. This event will provide opportunities for individuals from different cultural backgrounds to share their traditions and cultural stories with the indigenous people at Camp Coorong community thereby strengthening community engagement, enhancing community participation and develop mutual respect and awareness of Ngarrindjeri culture and traditions.
This event focuses on 'learning by doing'. You will learn hands-on experiences, living with the Ngarrindjeri community at Camp Coorong. You learn that art, culture, and language are intertwined with beliefs, respect, trust and tradition through
- Ngarrindjeri basket weaving
- Ngarrindjeri feather flower making
- Making your own Boomerang
- Making of Worli (traditional house)
- Boomerang and Spear throwing
- welcome ceremony by the Tal-ken-jeri dance group and dance lesson
- Tour to the museum (Learning Cultural, Political History and way of living)
- Field trip to significants places where stories are told.
- Cooking Lesson using the plants and fruits we pick up during our field trips
A better way of understanding Ngarrindjeri cultural 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 information needs of future generations. This project is significantly beneficial in particularly for International and Australian students, teachers, government officials, policy makers, and funding bodies who want to establish a better understanding of indigenous culture, cross - cultural exchange and engaging participants worldwide through hands-on activities and ethical knowledge sharing.
Date: 7th to 11th of September 2017.
Community Host: Camp Coorong, Meningie, South Australia
Project Manger/Coordinator/Cheif: Jelina Haines (ITMS, UniSA) in collaboration with Aunty Ellen Trevorrow (Cultural Advisor/Teacher/Manager Camp Coorong), Professor Dexter Da Silva (Keisen University, Japan, and Joan Gibbs - Lecturer, NBE University of South Australia
Aunty Ellen Trevorrow (Manager& Treausrer NLPA, Treasuer NRA & Cultural Weaver- Basketweaving
Aunty Alice Abdulla (Cultural Educator- Ngarrindjeri feather flower art making,
Uncle Moogy Sumner AM (Director & Cultural Educator)- Tal-ken-jeri dance welcome ceremony
Uncle Moogy Sumner AM - Boomerang and Spear throwing cultural exchange and making of the Worli
Malcolm Haines (Msc-Internet Studies, PostGrad-GIS, Honours- Indigenous Studies & BA- Environmental Management) - Plants Identification, Associations & Remedies
Joan Gibbs- University of South Australia Lecturer & Botanist
Project Manager/Coordinator & Culinary Chief: Jelina Haines (PhD Student - Indigenous Information System, MM(Arts& Cultural Mgmt, MBusiInfoMgmt, GradEdu(Adult Learning), GradCert(BusiInfoArchival&Presrvation), BA (Fine Arts - Textile Surface Designing)