Join Dr. Noel Nannup, as he shares the 'Carers of Everything' Nyoongar Dreamtime story of country, which has formed the basis of the theme for Youth Week WA 2018.
Noel will share this story over three nights and each evening builds upon the one before.
This is a wonderful opportunity to learn about Nyoongar culture and experience knowledge-building through story.
Participants must attend all three sessions.
About Dr Noel Nannup:
Dr Noel Nannup is a well-respected Noongar Elder. He is a known story teller and cultural guide, instructor and mentor. He is Cultural Ambassador and Elder-in-Residence for Edith Cowan University where he works on community and cultural projects.
As heritage consultant with Indigenous Tours WA, Dr Nannup established the Swan River Tour in 2009, the Rottnest Island Tour in 2008 and the Kings Park Tour in 2004.
In 2017, Dr Nannup was named Male Elder of the Year at the NAIDOC Perth Awards. Previous awards include recognition for contributions to higher education for Aboriginal people in WA and he was a finalist in the WA Citizen of the Year (Culture and Arts) Awards in 2005.
WHEN: Monday 16 April, 5.30 – 7.30pm (session 1),
Wednesday 18 April, 5.30 – 7.30pm (session 2) &
Friday 20 April, 5.30 – 7.30pm (session 3)
WHERE: Supreme Court Gardens, Perth
About the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival
Now in its eighth consecutive year, the Youth Week WA KickstART Festival offers young people aged 12 - 26 an extensive range of free workshops, performances, exhibitions, talks, special events, and new initiatives for 2018.
The Youth Week WA KickstART Festival is presented by Propel Youth Arts WA as part of Youth Week WA, and is supported by the State Government of Western Australia, Lotterywest and the Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority.