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Welcome to Country ceremony
Welcome to Country ceremony performed by Jodi Edwards and the Illawarra Flame Trees dance group.
Jodi is a D’harawal language speaker who is passionate about awakening the language and working in and with the local Aboriginal community. She is a free-lance cultural educator working predominately in the area of Aboriginal environmental heritage and cultural knowledge education. Jodi is currently undertaking a PhD at the University of Wollongong.
The Illawarra Flame Trees are an Aboriginal women’s performing arts group. The group was established in 2014 to encourage and assist young Aboriginal women to explore traditional Aboriginal environmental cultural knowledges and share those knowledges with others through contemporary performances. Follow them on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/theillawarraflametrees/
Recommended CitationEdwards, Jodi, Welcome to Country ceremony, Journal of Global Indigeneity, 1(2), 2015.