Alice Springs Town Council invites you to a series of workshops in celebration of National Reconciliation Week 2022. All workshops are FREE, however places are limited. Bookings are essential.
‘Interweaving Connections’ — A Hands-on Basket Weaving Workshop
Saturday May 28th from 10.00 am — 1.00pm @ The Alice Springs Public Library
Share stories and connections while weaving!
Learn and practice skills of basket weaving from artist, Tracey Murphy.
All materials provided. Beginners welcome.
Arrernte Language and Culture Workshops
Friday May 27 from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm @ Andy McNeill Room
Tuesday 31 May 3:30pm until 5:30pm @ Andy McNeill Room
Come and learn basic Arrernte language and cultural practices during Reconciliation Week at this free 2‑hour workshop.
Veronica Perrurle Dobson is an Eastern Arrernte senior, born at Arltunga, related to Ntwerle and Alatyeye. Veronica helped to establish Arrernte as a written language and has worked as a highly respected translator, interpreter and educator of the Arrernte language and culture for many years. Through preserving and documenting the Arrernte language and culture, she has been able to educate and share her knowledge with the wider community.
Bush Medicine Workshop with Akeyulerre Elders
June 1 from 3:30 — 5pm @ Andy McNeill Room
Thursday 2 June from 12:00 — 1:30pm @ Andy McNeill Room
Come along and explore how to grind up native plants for use as bush medicine. Akeyulerre Elders from the Akeyulerre healing centre will be sharing their cultural knowledge on different native plants and traditional healing practices during this engaging workshop.
All workshops are FREE. Places limited. Bookings essential via: