Cultural Awareness

 

Interview with Author, Alton Walley

An Audio Interview with Alton Walley The Chunyart is Anton’s traditional totem animal. Chunyart’s are more commonly known in WA as the Twenty-eight Parrot. The book was inspired by training work Alton did at King’s Park for the WA Tourism Commission. They created a trail / walk for the park. One walk is 4-5kms and […]

Antonio Carluccio’s 6 Seasons

In one of the largest bio-diversity areas in the world, Carluccio learns about Australia’s indigenous history, spanning the culture, art and music of the land and, most importantly, the cuisine. He creates real Aussie food with an Italian twist, based on the six seasons of the Aboriginal calendar and the availability of native and foraged […]

Canning World Arts Exchange 1st Feb

The Middar Aboriginal Dancers Will be performing at the Canning World Arts Exchange on the Shelley Beach foreshore 1st Feb 7pm. Other artists featuring include; International master musicians from India Temple of fine arts WA DanceSport Champions Middar Aboriginal Dance Company 😉 Fremantle Symphony Orchestra UWA Choral Society New and unique performances from over 250 […]
Perth Writer’s Festival 23rd Feb

Perth Writer’s Festival 23rd Feb

Alton Walley, a Noongar writer hailing from the South-West of Western Australia Alton will be participating in The Perth Writer’s Festival on 23 February. He will be talking about a children’s storybook he has written titled, “Chunyart and the Cheeky Parrot.” Alton is studying Arts at Murdoch university, majoring in Tourism and Australian Indigenous Studies. […]
Yirra Yarkin Aboriginal Stories Feb 12th

Yirra Yarkin Aboriginal Stories Feb 12th

Iyalaru – a Celebration Yirra Yaakin celebrates 21 years of sharing Aboriginal Stories Wed 12 Feb 2014, 8pm VENUE- Chevron Festival Gardens PRICE- $25-$30 Buy tickets here (new window) Richard and the Middar Dancers will be performing at this event and Richard is carrying out the Welcome to Country. Yirra Yaakin are WA’s leading Aboriginal […]

Christmas Pageant, Dec 22nd, Perth

Richard and friends attended last year’s Channel 7 yearly Christmas Pageant on 22nd December in the Perth City. The Pageant runs all day every year and while it’s mainly focused on children, adults are encouraged to come along, too. We are presently looking for volunteer dancers (from our Dance classes) to accompany Richard and the […]
Sacred Sites for Filmmakers talk

Sacred Sites for Filmmakers talk

Richard gave a talk to Australian filmmakers in Fremantle regarding the sensitivities and restrictions filmmakers face when filming near sacred properties throughout Western Australia. The talk was given last year but he plans to do something similar late in 2013, early 2014.
Art Classes

Art Classes

Pictured here is some of Richard Walley’s artwork used for a university publication. Richard and Robyn presented a series of very rewarding Art Information Classes with a focus on Aboriginal Art produced in the last five years throughout Western Australia. If you would like to attend future classes, please make an enquiry using our booking […]
Aboriginal Cultural Classes

Aboriginal Cultural Classes

Cultural Centre meetings moved to Tuesday evenings not Monday.