A glimpse into contemporary and popular Australian Cultures on ancient lands in Central Australia – 2 Ways! Immerse yourself on Country – share stories, joy, challenge, wonderment and connection. I strive to facilitate authentic interactions with local Aboriginal People (when available) in a safe, respectful and happy way for all.
walk & waterhole
Seize the day, spend an extended amount of time at one of the most exquisite destinations in the West MacDonnell Ranges. Explore nature with easy to medium walks and swim in an outback waterhole. Slow down & soak it up.
Simpsons Gap and Standley Chasm in the West MacDonnell Ranges are part of the home lands of local Arrernte people. Walk in nature, wonder at the geological magnificence and the ancient lessons it holds. Descendants of Arrernte and neighbouring home lands gather at Many Hands Art Gallery. Visit a contemporary space, rich in language and storytelling. A glimpse into living 2 – Ways.
Journey to a remote community on the banks of the mighty Finke River. Explore the National Trust Hermannsburg Historic Precinct where families lived, artists born and raised – two ways. Money, accolades, citizenship as well as challenge, burden and strife. Home of the great water colourist Albert Namatjira. Extend your trip to include Ormiston Gorge.
Visit the roots of The Central Australian Aboriginal Women’s choir. They live in some of Australia’s most remote Aboriginal Communities. A seed planted by German Lutheran Missionaries in the 1800’s, landed them on world stages in Australia, Germany and the USA. Featured in the documentary The Song Keepers, these are the strong voices of community and culture.
Curious about contemporary and popular Australian Cultures, living two ways upon ancient lands? Come, meet and chat with one of the mob. Expect the unexpected.