Native Plant Use, Traditional Tools, and Indigenous Culture
Dreamtime Connections with Aaron Chatfield
A No Place Like Home workshop | Presented by Gungahlin Arts and Woden Arts
Saturday 5 February 2022, 10am-12pm
$20 per person, Mulligan’s Flat Nature Reserve, Meet at Amy Ackman Street Carpark
Saturday 12 February 2022, 10am-12pm
$20 per person, Farrer Ridge (location to be confirmed)
In the first of our No Place Like Home workshops, join Dreamtime Connections’ Aaron Chatfield on Country for an immersive experience to learn about native plant use, traditional tools and Indigenous culture. You will have a chance to try some bush tucker and learn how to throw a boomerang all while learning about the world around us.
About Aaron Chatfield
Aaron Chatfield is a Gamilaroi Man with deep connections to Ngunawal people and Country. He runs a Cultural Education Business called “Dreamtime Connections” which has been active in the ACT and surrounding community for the last 3 years helping schools and community groups connect to culture through indigenous themed information workshops, creating bush tucker and cultural garden spaces in schools and running “on country” competency based programs for ACT youth.
Facebook: Dreamtime Connections
What to bring
Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes for walking and bring water as this workshop will be outside.
No Place Like Home is a series of affordable, creative workshops that invite Woden and Gungahlin residents to connect with and shape the place they call home.
No Place Like Home workshops are open to all levels of artistic experience. Workshops are designed with adults in mind, but passionate children and young people are welcome too. However, please note that all children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult. Bookings for each workshop will open one month prior to the start date.