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Ocean Focussed Aboriginal Cultural Awareness Workshop - Sunday 12th Novemb...

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The Joinery (Conservation Council SA)

111 Franklin Street

Adelaide, SA 5000

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Join Klynton Wanganeen and the EMS - Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries team to explore Aboriginal culture, the impact of colonisation and practical ways we can integrate Aboriginal culture and knowledge of our land and sea into our everyday lives and educational programs.

Our presenter for the day Klynton Wanganeen is of Narungga and Ngarindjeri descent. He is a former Regional Council Chairperson and South Australian Zone Commissioner for ATSIC, the Inaugural Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement in the Department of Premier and Cabinet, Founding Director of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Director of Aboriginal Programs and Policy in DFEEST as well as numerous positions in the Vocational Educational and employment areas. Klynton has worked at the State and National level for over twenty years. Klynton has held positions on numerous Aboriginal Boards at a Regional, State and National level and has operated as a consultant for the past two years focusing on Governance, Strategic Planning, Aboriginal Community Engagement, Leadership, Mentorship and Cultural Awareness.

Program topics to be covered:

  • Understanding diversity of cultures, world views and values
  • Principles of cultural competency
  • Overview of Aboriginal history and the impact of colonisation
  • Aboriginal heritage, cultures and social structures
  • Aboriginal communication styles
  • Working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders people and communities
  • Effective engagement with Aboriginal people and communities
  • Connection to the coast and marine environment
  • How we (non aboriginal people) can best engage with Aboriginal communities to tell stories about the coast, marine flora and fauna as part of current educational programs.


Tea, coffee and lunch provided.


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The Joinery (Conservation Council SA)

111 Franklin Street

Adelaide, SA 5000

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