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Aboriginal tours & workshops 9:30 till 4:30. Starting Sunday March 2 and runs 1st Sunday of every month for 2014

Indigenous markets Visit stalls including Laddie Timbery whose family have been selling their artefacts on the Loop at La Perouse for 188 years. Laddie can burn you a boomerang or show you how to throw one.

Shell workshop:

Enquiries: 0457 450 224 or firsthandsolutionsaboriginal@gmail.com

$120 per person for one day workshop including materials Make your own shellwork with celebrated La Perouse traditional shellworkers Marilyn Russell and Esme Timbery. Their work has won the NSW Parliament Indigenous Art Prize and more recently purchased by and exhibited at the Musuem of Contemporary Art, Sydney.

Spearhead Cultural Connections:

$120 per person for one day workshop incl materials. Father/son special $200 for 2 people Spear making is a traditional Aboriginal skill and important cultural activity linked to survival. Dean Kelly of Warada Kinship will share his knowledge and skills with workshop participants about the manufacturing and creation of this ancient tool/weapon. He will also explain where the spear came from and how it has evolved and continues to hold and set the direction for life’s journey and how its form can be used to continually set and achieve your intended goals.

Traditional Basket Weaving Workshop:

$120 per person for one day workshop including materials Join talented master weaver, Steven Russell of Jungah weavers from La Perouse but now living on the South Coast of NSW as he teaches you how to weave your own basket in the traditional style from traditional grasses. Stephen has been weaving for thirteen years as well as making Aboriginal tools, canoes, paintings and possum skin coats. Using a range of materials found locally along the east coast of NSW, he does contemporary and traditional weavings.

Catch N Cook cultural tour:

Catch N Cook kids tours

From 9.30 - 12.30 for $90 1/2 day 9.30 - 12.30 for $60 Full day 9.30 - 4pm for $90 Covers how Aboriginal culture is Includes bush-tucker tour, boomerang throwing and integrated into the natural environment fishing. Full day also includes making your own and Aboriginal history past and present. aboriginal artwork. Recommended for people over 10yrs. Recommended for people under 12yrs.

Djaadjawaan dance weave and seed bead workshop

All profits will go towards running a Back to the Bush program for Aboriginal youth at risk run by First Hand Solutions Aboriginal Corporation. www.firsthandsolutions.org

$120 per person for one day workshop including materials. Mother/daugher special $200 for 2 people Join Sharon Mason and learn how to weave the seed necklace and headdress of the Djaadjawaan dancers and learn their healing dance. To book any of the events visit the www.sydneyaboriginaltours.com.au/first-hand/ or

http://www.trybooking.com/Event/EventListingURL.aspx?aid=16674


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