Indigenous Cultural Tour with Maitland Hill
October 13, 2019
11am to midday
Cost: $13 Child 4-15 years
$15 Adult 15+ years
(This includes entry to the Forest Discovery Centre)
Come on a journey through the Dwellingup Jarrah Forest with local elder Maitland Hill and be immersed in local Noongar Culture.
Learn the significance of the six season how Noongar people used the changing of these seasons to herald their move to new hunting grounds. Learn how Indigenous people used the six seasons as a calendar to measure where and what to hunt, and how this method ensured survival and sustainable use of their land.
Also be introduced to a number of traditional tools and discover many uses of plants and animals during a forest walk. The importance of totems in conserving species and sustainable management of the forest will also be discussed.