Inspired by a Bundjalung creation story called Three Brothers, NORPA’s latest offering is a mesmerising dance theatre piece called Djurra.
Two Bundjalung men are undertaking archaeological monitoring and simultaneously gaining employment skills at the reconstructed Wilsons walking track in East Lismore, which is currently under construction
NAIDOC week kicked off in Byron Shire yesterday, with the raising of the Aboriginal flag at the Council Chambers in Mullumbimby and the opening of a Bundjalung art exhibition at the Byron Bay Surf Club.
Recognising the importance of local artists Lismore Regional Gallery and Arts Northern Rivers are seeking expressions of interest to create a strong new work of art in the Lismore quadrangle that will create a focal point for the entrance to the new Lismore Regional Gallery.
Byron shire mayor Simon Richardson got down and dirty with the Arakwal Bundjalung Bunyarra dancers at Apex Park for Survival Day on Tuesday, 26 January, to mark the continued survival of aboriginal and islander culture in the face of the dispossession and genocide against first peoples in Australia.
'Jingi Walla! Hello!’ echoed across town on Monday as hundreds of tourists and locals gathered at Main Beach in Byron Bay to celebrate the survival of the Indigenous people of this country.
A documentary called Ocean Music, featuring Gamilaroi musician/surfer Tom Avery, will premiere in Lismore tomorrow evening. Tom Avery, who is also known as Blakboi, wrote and edited the documentary, and was also the assistant producer and director.
In a project organized by the North Coast Institute of TAFE, 21 Aboriginal Elders from throughout the Bundjalung nation were brought together over a 20-week period to share stories of their life, culture and history.
Tonight Arts Northern Rivers will launch Bunarm Bologaman Wahl Bundjalung (Brothers coming together of the Bundjalung Nation), an exhibition of works by 12 significant Bundjalung artists who have a deep connection to the culture of the Bundjalung Nation.
Last Friday the first ever edition of the Arakwal Dubay Dancers Calendar was launched at The Pass Cafe in Byron Bay.
NORPA is developing a new dance theatre work about Bundjalung country, Bundjalung Nghari: The Gathering. As part of the process, this week it's hosting a free community event.
Last weekend a group of city based Bundjalung families returned to country. Their three day camp at Stokers Siding, called Strong Families Strong Culture, culminated in a traditional Kupmurry (pit roast) and Corroboree for local elders. Sharon Shostak went along... Read More →