Kaurna language revival

On 27 February, Adelaide’s inaugural ‘Kaurna Day’ event was hosted at the University of Adelaide. Kaurna Day is a free public event that aims to recognise and celebrate the traditional owners of the Adelaide Plains – the Kaurna nation – through keynote talks, forums, culture, food and music. 109 of … Read More

SA Voice explained

With the South Australian First Nations Voice to Parliament pushing forward, eligible candidates are being asked to put their hand up and nominate themselves ahead of the March 16 election. The SA First Nations Voice aims to be a direct and independent line of communication for First Nations people to … Read More

Ancestors repatriated by Kaurna community at Wangayarta

Members of the Kaurna community and supporters have gathered at Wangayarta, the Kaurna memorial at Smithfield Memorial Park, to lay Ancestors to rest in a community-led reburial on December 13. During the ceremony, Ancestors were returned from disturbed burial sites in the eastern suburbs of Adelaide, which had been held … Read More

Kaurna shelter tree revival project

A Willawilla Karra Kuu (Kaurna shelter tree) estimated to be over 450 years old has been protected by prolonged land-management efforts from several groups. The tree-saving initiative, started by the Brownhill Creek Conservation Group in 2018, has been contributed to by local school students and volunteers who have planted around … Read More

Interview: Thomas Mayo

Thomas Mayo, a Kaurareg Aboriginal and Kalkalgal Erubamle Torres Strait Islander man, has been one of the most prominent public advocates for the Voice to Parliament referendum. Since becoming a signatory for the Uluru Statement of the Heart, Mayo has travelled the country continually listening to and speaking with people … Read More