We’re celebrating NAIDOC Week with some wonderful Aboriginal Astronomy! Discover ancient Aboriginal star stories and the Six Noongar Seasons by the warm campfire. Local Yued artist and entrepreneur, Madeline Anderson will take you on a journey of adventure across the night sky. Then check out the stars through telescopes. Receive your special Aboriginal Astronomy gift: You’ll receive a copy of the new Yued Aboriginal Astronomy Planisphere/Star Wheel that tells the story of the Emu in the Sky provided by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research. Also included is a sausage sizzle dinner, hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows. BYO chairs, rugs, torches, warm clothes. This event is being coordinated with kind assistance from the Dandaragan Community Resource Centre.
DetailsWhen: 6pm – 8:30pm, Friday 9th July 2021 Where: Dandaragan Community Recreation Centre, 3550 Dandaragan Road, Dandaragan WA 6507. View map. Event includes: You’ll receive a copy of the new Yued Aboriginal Astronomy Planisphere/Star Wheel that tells the story of the Emu in the Sky provided by the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research. The event also includes sausage sizzle, hot chocolate and roasting marshmallows! What to bring: BYO chairs, rugs, torches, warm clothes and telescope if you have one. (You don’t need a telescope to attend. Telescopes to view through will be available.) Bookings: $30 adults, $15 children (6-16 years), $75 family (2 adults, 2 children). Tickets available online – coming soon.
Tickets$30 adults, $15 children (6-16 years), $75 family of four
Where to StayMake a weekend of it and stay a few nights to explore the area!
More DetailsDownload the flyer for the event program and more information.
This event is part of the Yued Aboriginal Astrotourism project delivered through Regional Development Australia Wheatbelt’s Noongar Enterprise Development Support project and funded by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.