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Click the years below to read participant stories from previous workshops held over the past decade:

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Weaving


Accommodation

 

Arnhem Weavers Workshops for 2017

Note the following dates include travel time to Mäpuru. Additional workshop dates are currently being negotiated. For background information please click this link: "Workshop Information".



19 - 26
June

Women's group organised by CERES. To enquire about the vacancies contact Meg or Ben through the CERES Global website.



22 - 31 July


Women's and Men's trip, group organised by Nature Philosophy. The contacts for this trip are Kate or Sam. They can be contacted by visiting the Nature Philosophy website.



14 - 18 August

Women's and men's group organised by CERES. To enquire about the vacancies contact Meg or Ben through the CERES Global website.





If you and your friends are interested in a workshop, or want the Mäpuru women to run a particular workshop at another time, or for an activity that isn’t noted below, please email;

john.greatorex@cdu.edu.au

  • Pandanus weaving; including pandanus collection, preparation, dyeing and weaving.
  • String making (using Banyan and Brachychiton barks) for bags and nets.
  • Bush medicines.
  • Harvesting of yams, fruits, shellfish, fish (seasonal).
  • Preparation and production of cycad bread, (requires two weeks). (This is a rare opportunity to learn and be involved in this annual activity, September through to November.)
  • House and shelter construction.
  • Living on country.
  • Trekking, following pre-contact paths across country.

 

 
         
 

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