Monday, 4 June 2012

Reconciliation in the Park May '12 & launch of 'Djillong' Website

Held at Johnstone Park in Geelong, this annual event for National Reconciliation Week was developed in partnership with Wathaurong Aboriginal Co-op.

Activities included: local Aboriginal dancers, Uncle Herb Pattern playing the gum leaf, storytelling by Uncle David Tournier, basket making, emu egg carving, jumping castle, face painting, BBQ and the launch of the new 'Djillong' website: - the cheque was presented by Councillor Eddy Kontelj for the website to two of its creators: Uncle David Tournier and Glenda Mac Naughton (see below).

Art work was also on at the Geelong Art Gallery & Geelong Regional Library - by students from local schools: Whittington Primary, Newcomb Secondary, Western Heights College and Clonard College. (See photos at - )

1 comment:

  1. Those are impressive. The best ones are the ones where the shape of the hand or the skin texture works for the animal (like the elephant and giraffe). The painting of a cat on the hand seems a bit pointless.