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Nyin, Ni, Koorl (Sit, Listen, Walk)

June 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Sit and listen and walk with us along the beautiful paths from Kwoppa Kepa to Jennalup for National Reconciliation Week.

We invite you to Nyin, Ni, Koorl (Sit, Listen, Walk) for reconciliation on Saturday, 1 June at Dyoondalup Point Walter.

Ni (listen) to the stories of Elders and koorl (walk) with us along the beautiful bidi (paths) from Kwoppa Kepa to Jennalup, as you contemplate what you can do in your life to make change for reconciliation.

Featuring very special guests, Elder Aunty Marie Taylor who will welcome us to Country, followed by Uncle Nolan Hunter, Aboriginal Co-Chair of Reconciliation WA who will share stories of what reconciliation means to him.

This is a free event, please register through this event to let us know you’re coming and to receive event updates.

Some things to note:

  • Staff will meet anyone who cannot find the memorial at 9.50am outside the Walters River Café.
  • Damper and jams will be provided for morning tea.
  • The walk is undertaken at your own pace and is along closed surfaces, a reasonable level of fitness is required.
  • Please bring weather-appropriate clothing and walk-suitable footwear.

Download the GeoTourist app to listen to the guided tour of the Jenna Biddi Yorga trail as you walk.

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Visit melvillecity.com.au/nrw to see all City of Melville activities taking place across National Reconciliation Week.

Guest Speaker

Nolan Hunter is the Aboriginal Co-Chair of Reconciliation WA. He is the ex-CEO of the Kimberley Land Council – a not-for-profit Native Title Rep Body (NTRB). Nolan has ties to his people through Bardi and Yawuru native title across saltwater country in the Kimberley Northern Western Australia. His experience spans thirty years of Strategic Operational Management and Governance, including directorship of several Indigenous organisations in the Kimberley, including Goolari Aboriginal Media, Mamabulanjin Aboriginal Corporation, and current Board Member of Kimberley Land Council.

Nolan brings passion on advocacy to issues of Indigenous and human rights, cultural maintenance through land management, development of future economic and social opportunities. He has engaged on several national, international, and domestic forums talking to Indigenous economic development, the empowerment agenda, International Community events, and Climate forums on Indigenous land management modelling.

Nolan was Co-Convenor at the Dialogues for Pilbara and Kimberely facilitated by Referendum Council’s second dialogue, and previous Director Uphold & Recognise on Constitutional recognition. Nolan’s current role is Head of Engagement Uluru Dialogue through UNSW Indigenous, Indigenous Rights Lead with Amnesty International and Advisory Panel Member to Minister Hon. Sussan Ley MP Minister for the Environment.

Details

Date:
June 1
Time:
10:00 am - 11:30 am
Event Category:
Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/nyin-ni-koorl-sit-listen-walk-tickets-883877610727

Venue

Stolen Generations Memorial, Dyoondalup Point Walter Reserve
Honour Avenue
Bicton, WA 6157 Australia

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