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Aboriginal Culture/Heritage Tour - Option 2

Cost: $48 per student (Min. 15 Max. 30)

Time: 2.5 Hours

 

Join a local Binjarreb elder for a cultural emersion tour. Spend 2.5hr exploring the traditional culture and skills of the longest surviving continual culture on earth. 

 

This tour begins with a welcome to country and smoking ceremony and then takes a journey through the surrounding Jarrah forest to learn how Indigenous people used the six seasons as a calendar to measure where and what to hunt, and how this method ensured survival and sustainable use of their land.

 

Tour groups will also be introduced to a number of traditional tools and discover many uses of plants and animals during a forest walk. The importance of totems in conserving species and sustainable management of the forest will also be discussed.

 

Participate in a yarning session around a fire while watching or participate in fire lighting and glue making demonstrations.

 

This tour includes a sample of damper, kangaroo and billy tea.