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Djindoon Djenung

Join award-winning Noongar guide Walter McGuire at Wadjemup, Rottnest Island, for a beautiful evening of storytelling and stargazing this Djeren and Makuru.

  • Dates:May 14, 28 & Jun 11
  • Time(s):5:15 - 6:45
  • Venue:North Thompson Beach

Details

  • Hosted By:Rottnest Island
  • Ticket Price:Free
  • Type:Aboriginal Art & Events,Community,Free

Description

Journey to Thomson Bay and settle in as Walter shares traditional Dreamtime stories that tell of the moon and the stars, beneath the backdrop of a beautiful night sky. The evening will start at 5:15pm with a Welcome to Country, followed by a traditional Sand or Water Ceremony at the ocean’s edge to honour and pay respect to the Noongar Ancestors before the storytelling begins. Then Djindoon Djenung, look to the stars, to explore the night sky with Walter’s guidance and insight into Aboriginal astronomy and culture. Your evening concludes with a smoking ceremony, said to bring blessings, healing and connection to country. All are welcome to attend the free events, however, to ensure a COVID Safe event you must book your ticket to attend as capacity is limited. Make a day of it and arrive early prior to the event and return on a late departure at 7:15pm to Fremantle with Rottnest Express.

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