Noongar Food and Medicine Exploration with Noongar Elder Eugene Eades

Posted by on 30 Sep, 2015 in |

When:
October 30, 2015 – November 1, 2015 all-day
2015-10-30T00:00:00+08:00
2015-11-02T00:00:00+08:00
Where:
Nowanup
Cost:
$250 per person, partners $225, children under 18 $150
Contact:
Rod Safstrom
0402 287 811

Elder Eugene EadesWe will be exploring traditional food and medicine sources, collecting materials and making some food and essential oil products with Noongar Elder and Guide Eugene Eades.

Music is also a rich part of the experience with Eugene so please bring your music instruments.

Accommodation

BYO camping gear. There is some accommodation.

Costs

Please allow a contribution of $250 per person, partners $225 and children under 18 $150. This is towards Eugene’s preparation, sharing and materials, catering and camping. Travel in shared cars.

Direct Debit details to be provided.

Please contact Rod Safstrom if you require funding assistance, family packages or have special dietary requirements.

Donations towards Eugene’s cultural work and Nowanup would be greatly appreciated. Tax deductibility is available. Please contact Rod.

Leave Perth 8 am Friday 30th October. Return to Perth early evening Sunday 1st November. It is a 6 hour trip to Nowanup.

Bring camping gear and clothes for cold and wet weather.

About Nowanup

Nowanup ‘Place of the Mallee Fowl’, 750 ha. of special Noongar country East of the Stirling Ranges, ‘Bush University’, and part of the Gondwana Link revegetation and reconnection project. Come and see the amazing work that is happening at Nowanup, and be a part of continuing the journey towards healing and reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

About Eugene Eades

Eugene is a Menang man and a respected Noongar Elder. Eugene has been running cultural activities from Nowanup since 2009 and has a long history of rich contributions to his society and the broader community through his deep wisdom and his music. Eugene’s vision for Nowanup is for Noongar people and the wider community to have a place ‘On Country’ to find healing, learn from the Land (“Boodja”), and learn about Noongar cultural ways.

RSVP Rod Safstrom, rodsafstrom@iinet.net.au, 0402 287 811. www.earthconnecting.com.au.

Nowanup is owned by Greening Australia Western Australia