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Aboriginal Tools and Techniques Workshop with Shane Herrington - Falling Leaf Festival

An Aboriginal man holding a newly made traditional stone axe
Men grinding stone to make a traditional Aboriginal axe head in a workshop
An Aboriginal man in a black tshirt shows another man how to make rope
Traditional Aboriginal tools laid out on a kangaroo skin by a river.
A young boy wearing a hat holding traditional Aboriginal stone tools.
A group of 3 youngs boys with didgeridoos listening to a teacher.
A teenager in a pink tshirt string weaving using traditional Aboriginal methods in a workshop
An Aboriginal man holding a newly made traditional stone axe
Men grinding stone to make a traditional Aboriginal axe head in a workshop
An Aboriginal man in a black tshirt shows another man how to make rope
Traditional Aboriginal tools laid out on a kangaroo skin by a river.
A young boy wearing a hat holding traditional Aboriginal stone tools.

Overview

A two-hour workshop presented by Wolgalu Wiradjuri, a man, artist, storyteller, knowledge-holder, and traditional custodian, Shane Herrington from Wolgalu Footprints.

Get hands-on and learn about traditional Aboriginal tools and techniques, including rope, stone, and dilly bag-making.
Bring your own Yidaki (Didgeridoo) for a quick lesson.

Proud Wolgalu Wiradjuri man Shane Herrington is a Traditional Owner and Cultural Knowledge-holder. He has been sharing traditional Cultural practices for over 20 years.

Knowledge and practices passed to him by his family, community, and Elders now form part of his Wolgalu Footprints demonstrations and teachings. Shane is dedicated and passionate about preserving and protecting Aboriginal Culture and passing on knowledge through hands-on learning and practical experiences.

Join Shane for this insightful, fun and educational cultural workshop.

The two hour Aboriginal Tools and Techniques Workshop will cover the making of traditional stone tools. You can get hands-on with traditional rope and dilly bag making, and if you want some tips from a Yidaki (Didgeridoo) pro - Shane's your guy - Bring your own Didge.

Shane's workshops are peppered with a wealth of information and exciting stories focussed on learning and sharing - a unique opportunity to learn about aspects of local traditional culture.

Most suited for Ages 12 plus.2

Children under 12 must be supervised by an adult.

What to bring: Sunscreen, Hat, Drink, Camp Chair if required.

Dates

27 Apr 2024
April 2024
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Franklin Public School, TumutForest Street, New South Wales, AustraliaGet Directions
  • Carpark
  • Non Smoking