Aboriginal Culture & Ecology Walk In Strathfield

Sat 23 March 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm FREE!
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Aboriginal Culture & Ecology Walk In Strathfield - Ford Park - Strathfield South - NSW
Come for a walk along the Cooks River in Strathfield and learn about Aboriginal cultural and ecological connection to the river.

Aboriginal people lived along the Cooks River for more than a thousand generations. They were impacted greatly by the arrival of Europeans, but still have a strong connection to and custodianship of the river.

Uncle Jimmy Smith will be leading this educational walk. Uncle Jimmy is a Wiradjuri man from Erambie, New South Wales. He is an educator and cultural practitioner with a Bachelor of Adult Education and a Masters in Education (Aboriginal Studies), as well as extensive experience explaining Aboriginal art, culture and heritage. Jimmy has a passion for Aboriginal science and technology, including astronomy and traditional land usage. He believes in social change through education about Aboriginal history, culture and knowledge.

Bookings for this free tour are essential. Book here.

Everyone who comes to this tour will receive a free copy of the book ‘Aboriginal History along the Cooks River’.

This event is part of the Wurridjal Festival celebrating the mullet season along the Cooks River throughout March. See more events here: www.cooksriver.org.au/events
Sat 23 March 2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Ford Park
Corner Of James Street And Water Street,
Strathfield South,
2136, Australia