"If we look after the Country – the Country will look after us, but we have to remember where we have come from and the journey our old people have already made." Quoted by The late Taungurung Elder Uncle Brian Patterson.
The first Language and Cultural Camp is only 3 and a half weeks away! RSVP’s are due on the 8th of May, so please don’t forget to contact TCAC if you plan on coming to this wonderful language and cultural workshop weekend. Please note, this free event is for registered clan members and their families Read more about Reminder! Cultural and Language Camp RSVP due[…]
Please see the attached form for the details of the first Cultural and Language Camp to be held 19-20 May, 2018 at Camp Jungai. Camp Flyer 19th-20th May 2018. RSVP is due 8 May. Please note: This event is for Taungurung clan members and their families only.
We are currently seeking expressions of interest for Tanderrum 2018. Be it dance, sing, make adornments, or provide support to the performers, there is much to do! Rehearsals will be ongoing throughout the year with weekend camps to be held at Commonground (Hilldene) on the following dates: 29 June- 1 July 27 – 29 July 24 Read more about Tanderrum 2018 – Expressions of Interest[…]
Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation – March Newsletter
It is with great pleasure to announce the Taungurung Language App is now available for free download from the Apple App store. Please note the app is only available on Apple devices. Description from the App Store This app is an introduction to the Taungurung Language of central Victoria, Australia. The content of this app was Read more about Taungurung Language App[…]
The Taungurung people can be very proud of the contribution of the Taungurung performers at the Tanderrum, held this year on 4 October. The Tanderrum brings together the entire Kulin Nation in an annual ceremony at Federation Square to open the Melbourne Festival. The Taungurung participants had done great preparatory work and their performance was Read more about Taungurung in this years Tanderrum[…]
All Taungurung people are invited to participate in a family meeting during October and November 2017. Purpose of the family meetings Strengthen engagement with Taungurung families Get your help in developing new Taungurung Decision Making Guides Share information about the proposed Taungurung settlement agreement Organising a family meeting The family meetings are being organised by Read more about Taungurung Family Meetings[…]
TCAC Newsletter June 2017
This is a Kulamon (Coolamon) that Shane Monk taught non-Indigenous people: ‘The Environment Team’ David McCoombe, Tom Kelly and Anthony Bock. Shane thought it was a good idea for the men to be involved in the process of cutting the kulamon to learn the value of our culture. Shane clarifies how proud and connected these men Read more about The Cutting of a Kulamon (Coolamon) at Mt Buller[…]
In early June 2016, Taungurung Clans Aboriginal Corporation received a phone call from Rural Housing in Seymour about a smoking ceremony for a house they are managing. There is a local family living there; a couple with five children, the mother passed away in the house and they wanted to organize a smoking ceremony. I decided Read more about House Smoking Ceremony – Seymour 2016[…]