Restoring landscapes across the Mount Alexander Region

Connecting with culture

Trent Nelson preparing leaves for the Welcome to Country (Photo by Robyn Miller)

Explore the videos and other resources below, created by Dja Dja Wurrung and local First Nations people to share their stories and culture. 

If you do not live on Dja Dja Wurrung Country and would prefer to learn more about your local area, please feel free!

To submit your form, and share your reflections or something you learnt – click here

Send your completed form to asha@connectingcountry.org.au by midnight Sunday 18 April 2021. Your entry will be added to the ‘Camp Out Collage’ of photos, stories, and pledges, which will be shared on our website in the coming months. You will also be automatically entered into the draw to win a prize (or if you wish to opt out of the prize draw, please note this in your email).

Videos

Dawn Smoking Ceremony at Leanganook (Recorded livestream from 2021 Survival Day/Australia Day)

Dja Dja Wurrung Great Stories of Regional Victoria

Leanganook: His teeth – This Place

Trent Nelson, Dja Dja Wurrung Ranger

Dja Dja Wurrung YouTube channel

Reading

The Eagle, the Crow and the Bat

Dja Dja Wurrung: The Two Feuding Volcanoes

Dhelkunya Dja Country Plan 2014-2034

‘Kulin People of Central Victoria’ fact sheet

Yarn at Yapenya – Traditional Owners and Landcarers

Other resources

Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation website

Nalderun website

Connecting Country’s ‘Indigenous Heritage’ page

If you have any feedback or know of any resources that could be added to this page, please contact asha@connectingcountry.org.au