Welcome to Country
Welcome to Country
Welcome to Country

Welcome to Country

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Welcome to the traditional lands of the Wurundjeri People. We are part of this land and the land is part of us. This is where we come from. Wominjeka Wurundjeri balluk yearmenn koondee bik. Welcome to Country.

About the Authors

Aunty Joy Murphy Wandin is the Senior Aboriginal Elder of the Wurundjeri People of Melbourne and surrounds. Inaddition to her many appointments in positions including as a member of the Equal Opportunity Commission of Victoria and of the Anti-Discrimination Tribunal, Auny Joy is a storyteller and a writer and passionate about using story to bring people together and as a conduit for understanding Aboriginal culture. Welcome to Country is her first book.

Lisa Kennedy is descendant of the Trawlwoolway People on the north-east coast of Tasmania. Lisa was born in Melbourne and as a child lived close to the Maribyrnong River. Here she experienced the gradual restoration of the natural river environment alongside cultural regeneration and reclamation. Through sense of place she feels connected to the Wurundjeri country and all that entails - the water, the land, the animals and the ancestors. The experience of loss and reclamation is embedded in her work.

Specifications:
  • Hardcover Book
  • 32 Pages
  • Size: 26cm x 30cm
  • Suitable for ages 5-9
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