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CONNECT TO COUNTRY(Jan 8) – STORYTELLING WITH YUIN ELDER VIVIAN MASON FROM GNARL CULTURAL TOURS

Narooma, New South Wales

Come join us and meet with Yuin Elder, Vivian Mason. Sit and listen while she shares her stories of the local Indigenous history and her cultural knowledge and values. APPLY PROMO CODE “AUNTYVIV” FOR FREE TICKETS

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Narooma, New South Wales
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DESCRIPTION

As part of the NSW Government Reconnecting Regional NSW Community Events Program, Southbound Escapes is putting on a series of First Nations Cultural Experiences. The first 16 people to book this tour will be able to enjoy this experience at no charge thanks to the NSW Government Grant Program.  In order to access the 100% discount please use the promo code “AUNTYVIV”. 

These will be very popular experiences so please book now to avoid disappointment. The aim of these experiences is to create awareness of the incredible First Nations culture in the region.  The whole of the South Coast of NSW is Yuin Country.  Details of the events can be found on the Southbound Escapes website as well as at VisitNSW.com

WHAT:

Highlights and Inclusions

  • Two hour cultural storytelling with local Yuin Elder and knowledge holder, Vivienne Mason, at the Narooma Visitor Information Centre
  • Learn Traditional Creation and Totam stories and gain insight into practices unique to the local Yuin people
  • Song and Dance (Djaadjawan Dancers)
  •  please note a minimum of 6 participants is required to run this tour (maximum of 20). 

WHO: ALL AGES,  CHILDREN 12 YEARS AND UNDER FREE

HOW LONG: 2 HOURS

WHEN: 10 a.m. to 12 noon

INCLUDED: 2 hour Yarning Session

BRING: JACKET FOR COOLER WEATHER AND COMFORTABLE CLOTHING  

Aunty Vivian belongs to the Walbanja Clan which is within the Yuin Nation of thirteen Clan groups right along the South Coast and is very well known for her strong cultural knowledge and values which she enjoys sharing. Aunty Vivienne is also known from the River Cottage cooking show where she showcased her family’s traditional recipes. Aunty Vivian will share stories about growing up on Country and the way life was for  the local indigenous people here on the South Coast from hard labour, frontline politics, receiving rations, living off the sea, and gathering traditional foods and natural resources. She will also describe important family structures, kinships and beliefs. You will have the opportunity to engage and ask questions with our Aunty Vivian in a beautiful welcoming space. Aunty will bring along several resources of artwork to proudly share with all participants. Vivienne is the eldest traditional dancer on the South Coast, leading the well known Djaadjawan Dancers which is an all Aboriginal Women’s Dance Group based here in Narooma.

WE ARE 100% ABORIGINAL OWNED AND OPERATED

Location

Narooma, New South Wales

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