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Ngathuwa Connecting to Culture Program

Walk forward with courage and build a strong sense of self.

Ngathuwa is a new 8 week cultural program developed for Aboriginal women who are being supported by Liberty and facilitated by local Aboriginal Birpai Elder Aunty Rhonda. Ngathuwa provides an opportunity for Aboriginal women to develop knowledge and skills in culture, community and leadership to pave the way for future generations.

Supporting women to

  1. build a powerful Ngathuwa ‘I am’ presence
  2. walk forward with courage
  3. develop a strong sense of self
  4. build on or reinforce cultural identity
  5. develop skills to deal with life’s challenge
  6. encourage self-reflection

Connecting with participants and activities

Sessions will be framed around Aboriginal traditional values, principles and practices and may include the following activities and topics:


Kinship connections


Art and Weaving


Storytelling and Language


Walk on Country




Finding your voice


Dreaming up (vision board)


Ngarrangga (deep listening)

How to get involved?

Ngathuwa is a 3-hour interactive program, running from 9am to 12pm on Fridays for 8 weeks. Morning tea will be provided.

Sessions will be held at multiple locations such as Liberty’s Galbaan House, Werin Aboriginal Medical Service, Community College, Wauchope Cultural & Arts class, Birpai Local Aboriginal Land Council, bush, river and beach sites

Transport to and from each location and childcare during each session is available free of charge.

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