Topics: Culture

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1986 - North West - view

Aboriginal inmates at Cessnock gaol learn Awabakal language and culture from Percy Haslam

1986 - North West - view

Aboriginal history, language and culture

1986 - North Coastal - view

A burial is discovered at Avalon Angophora reserve rock shelter site 1 km from coast in Avalon. Remains include a fully articulated woman’s skeleton and her 6 month old baby skeleton in her arms. The woman has a gypsum cap (clay) on her head used for mourning the dead. Two children are also buried in the rock shelter. The skeletons are ritually reburied in 1986 by Aboriginal Site Officers to acknowledge traditional respect for not disturbing the dead.

1986 - North West - view

Reburial of “Charlie” Goori human remains

1987 - South Coastal - view

La Perouse, the people, the place and the sea

1987 - South Coastal - view

makes boomerangs by decorating them with hot poker work

1988 - West - view

Gandangrra Eel Dreaming Project

1988 - North West - view

Where There’s Life There’s Spirit

1988 - West - view

Garangatch

1988 - North West - view

“Aboriginals unaware of ancient treasures”

1988 - West - view

Mirrigan

1988 - North West - view

Hawkesbury “inland” people and “coastal” people were completely separate tribal groups

1988 - South Coastal - view

emu story

1988 - South Coastal - view

snake story

1988 - South Coastal - view

Australia/Survival Day ceremonies and celebrations

1988 - South Coastal - view

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags are raised

1988 - South West - view

Story of Gurangadge the giant eel Dreamtime ancestor: as told by Robyn Williams in 1988

1989 - Central - view

‘Night Cries’

1989 - North West - view

Leslie Saxby, Neil Edwards and William Morgan attend and perform ceremonies to recognise sites

1989 - North West - view

Get Up and Dance- Freewheels Theatre production