APY Land Rights Act 1981 celebrated at Kulilaya Festival

The 40th anniversary of the historic Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara (APY) Land Rights Act has been acknowledged during the long-awaited Kulilaya Festival at Umuwa. The event took place on March 24, after facing delays due to the outbreak of COVID, and saw musicians, visual artists and performers present their history and … Read More

Narungga leads Wallaroo port consultation

Key members of Narungga Nation, Department of Infrastructure and Transport (DIT) and global commodities exporter T-Ports have been working together to sure up mutually beneficial practices at Wallaroo. New shipping infrastructure on the foreshore has been receiving cultural consultation from involved Narungga peoples, with the responsibility for naming the newly … Read More

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

George Cooley paints Kanku-Breakaways

George Cooley paints the spectacular desert landscapes of the Kaṉku-Breakaways, an area in northern South Australia that features prominently in the creation stories and sacred songlines of the Antakirinja Matu-Yankunytjatjara people. He holds leadership positions across the Umoona and Coober Pedy communities and is a talented artist and opal miner. … Read More

WOMADelaide: Cedric Varcoe and Rob Edwards

During this episode we speak with two First Nations artists featuring at WOMADelaide 2024. Cedric Varcoe is a renowned Narungga and Ngarrindjeri artist known for his iconic artwork that will feature on the WOMADelaide signage present at this year’s festival. We also spoke with Rob Edwards, a talented local artist … Read More