9:30 am - 4:30 pm 20/05/2017
Host Tribe: Hunter Intrepid Landcare
You are invited to undertake a Worimi Cultural Experience on the 20th May with Uncle Paul Callaghan. We will precede the cultural activities by helping a local landcare group tackle the coastal weed- bitou bush.
Tickets: $15, purchase here
9:20am- Meet at Winda Woppa Reserve Parking (first, eastern carpark)
9:30am-11:30am- Bitou weed removal with the Hawks Nest Tea Gardens Bitou Busters
11:30am-12:30pm- Lunch provided at a local cafe and shower/change at the surfclub if needed.
12:30pm- Meet Uncle Paul Callaghan at the end of Beach Road, Hawkesnest.
4:30pm- Official activities end. You may head home or choose to stay at one of the beautiful local campsites
What to bring?
Water for the whole day
Weather protection/bush protection (hat/long sleeves/rain jacket)
Spare pair of clothes for the afternoon (optional)
Securing your spot
This event is a unique opportunity, and has a limit of 15 people. Therefore we ask you contribute $15 to secure your place, and let us know if your place becomes available.
The cultural tour will involve walking Hawks Nest Beach and part of Yacaaba Headland with Paul providing a number of cultural activities and insights including:
– Smoking Ceremony
– Welcome to Country
– Understanding the importance of country
– Connection to country meditation
– Descriptions of important plants and their uses
– Outline of traditional and contemporary Worimi history
– Participation in Aboriginal dance
– Participation in a blessing ceremony
Paul is an author of a book on achieving wellbeing through understanding traditional culture, philosophy and spirituality in addition to being a consultant, former executive and former surveyor involved in a number of land management activities.