Ramindjeri Cultural Weekend, Kangaroo Island

14th to 15th April 2012

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Kangaroo Island, SA
14th to 15th April 2012
Departs from:
Penneshaw Sealink ferry terminal, Kangaroo Island
Departure time:
Main Task:
Seed Collection, Weed Removal, Heritage Restoration
$40 for 2 days More details »

The project:

Experience Kangaroo Island and learn about indigenous culture and tradition with the Ramindjeri Heritage Association. At Wulde Waiiri, a significant site on Kangaroo Island.

Take part in this cultural training workshop which has been previously delivered in 2011.
This training would suit organisational staff groups both Government and non-Government. This is an experience participants will remember for a long time. By taking part you will play an active part in increasing community knowledge of indigenous heritage.

Feedback from March 2012 Participants:

"The cultural training was a very insightful experience into the ancient culture, cultural ecology and transformation of society" Simran, Melbourne

"By joining in the Ramindjeri Cultural weekend I have actively increased my knowledge of the indigenous heritage and the basis for their dreaming stories" Barbara, Adelaide

The itinerary:

Pick up at Penneshaw Sealink ferry terminal 9:45am or Kingscote Ozone Hotel 10:45am. Travel to Wulde Wairri. Introduction and welcome. Lunch provided. Participate in activities at Wulde Wairri. Depart at 4pm for your accommodation in Kingscote.

Pick up at Kingscote Ozone Hotel 8:30am. Travel to Wulde Wairri. Participate in activities at Wulde Wairri. Depart at 12:00pm for Penneshaw.

This project has been made possible by the Federal Governments Caring for Our Country initiative.

PLEASE NOTE: Sealink travel to and from Kangaroo Island & accommodation is not provided. Go to www.sealink.com.au or call 13 13 01 to book your travel to Kangaroo Island. Go to http://www.kangarooislandholidayaccommodation.com.au to book your accommodation in Kingscote.

Contact us for more information

For more information, or for help with your booking, please contact the Adelaide office on + 61 8 8212 0777 or email adelaide@conservationvolunteers.com.au