Traditional Women Healers of North East Arnhem Land
Storytelling and Yarning with the Elders and Children of North East Arnhem Land
Children and their parents will sit in a circle with Eunice Djerrknu Marika and her sister Dorothy Djakkanu Yunupingu, the amazing Seven Sisters and important elder women and spiritual healers of North East Arnhem Land. Together they will present children’s stories about The Seven Sisters in the Canoe as they travel through the sky, and many other amazing Creation Stories from Arnhem Land. Manikay (songs) will also be sung in their language Yolngu Matha, songs like Ganyu Ganyu Yitjuwalla - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, and Miyapanu Marrtji Gallyun, a beautiful children’s song about all the Animals of Arnhem land from the baru (Crocodile), djingilma (Mud crabs), Miyapanu (Sea Turtle). Along with these songs they will present Dorothy Yunupingu\'s beautiful Art around us representing these Dreamtime Stories and manikay (songs).
|Fri, Dec 27||8:00AM||Talking Circle|
|Sun, Dec 29||8:00AM||Talking Circle|
|Tue, Dec 31||8:00AM||Talking Circle|
Women’s Healing and Bush Medicine
Gumatj Clan Leaders and Arnhem Land Elders perform a smoking ceremony that’ll connect you to Country, land and spirit. Massage oil created during each day from special bush leaves will relieve your aches and pains.
|Sat, Dec 28||8:00AM||Talking Circle|
|Mon, Dec 30||8:00AM||Talking Circle|
|Wed, Jan 01||8:00AM||Talking Circle|