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Aboriginal cultural burning forum and demonstration

When

24th May 2017 10:00am - 25th May 2017 3:00pm

Where

Museum of Fire, 1 Museum Drive,
Cnr Castlereagh Rd, Penrith NSW

Contact

Den Barber on (02) 4724 2142 or den.barber@lls.nsw.gov.au

Details

Greater Sydney Local Land Services will be hosting an Aboriginal cultural burning forum and cultural burn demonstration.

Cultural burn forum

Day 1: Wednesday 24 May 2017, 10am - 3pm.

The Forum will include

  • a smoking ceremony and Welcome to Country
  • what is cultural burning?
  • presentations by Indigenous cultural fire practitioners
  • question and answer sessions
  • The principles and methodologies of cultural burning
  • A cultural burning demonstration.

Keynote Speakers:

  • Victor Steffensen – Mulong – Cape York, QLD
  • Oliver Costello – Firesticks Initiative – NSW

Cultural burn demonstration

Day 2: Thursday 25 May 2017, 10am - 3pm.

Further information regarding location will be provided upon registration.

NOTE: The Cultural burning demonstration will be conducted subject to weather and site conditions.

RSVP:

You must register to attend no later than Friday 5 May 2017.  Places are strictly limited and will be filled as registrations are received.

This is a free, fully catered event – register online here.