Walk the path to a cultural understanding – talk and exhibition

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At the Middle Head this Saturday – walk the path to a cultural understanding

This Saturday Gordon and Elaine Syron are taking part in the event ‘Walk the path of a cultural understanding’. Gordon will be standing out at the heads where the fort is and will be showing his painting of Invasion Day with the ships and talking to people as they come past.

Exhibition of work by Gordon and Elaine

There will also be an exhibition of Elaine’s documentary photographs on dance and a slide show curated by Rebecca Raymond. Gordon’s paintings will also be on display to celebrate the new walk. The exhibition will be on at the Institute at Govenors Rd, Middle Head. Gordon and Elaine wish to thank Mel Tyas -National Parks Head Ranger of Middle Head – for her continuing support.

Information about the event

Walk with us from Bradleys Head to Middle Head and experience the continuous Cultural significance of place. At Middle Head enjoy a Cultural festival, bush tucker and an exhibition of contemporary Aboriginal Art. Beginning with Ceremony, walkers will set out along the path stopping at significant places where young Tribal Warrior leaders have created interpretive signs. At each stop the young guides will share stories of historic encounters, Aboriginal art, language and food. The walk will end at Middle Head for a Cultural celebration and festival with a Smoking Ceremony*, dance, bush tucker and art exhibition. Presented by Tribal Warrior in partnership with National Parks and Wildlife Service. The event aims to share the history and contemporary life of Aboriginal Sydney. All funds raised from this day will go towards Tribal Warrior’s training of young people towards employment in tourism
What to expect

  • Meet at Bradleys Head (parking is limited but there will be a shuttle bus from Bradleys Head car park opposite Athol hall to the amphitheatre)
  • Ceremony
  • 6km walk to Middle Head
  • Cultural interpretation by young Tribal Warrior leaders at stop points along the way
  • Hear about historic encounters, Aboriginal art and language
  • Culminating in a Cultural Festival at Middle Head with dance, bush tucker and art exhibition.

Presented by Tribal Warrior partnership with National Parks and Wildlife Service and aims to share the history and contemporary life of Aboriginal Sydney. All funds raised will go towards Tribal Warrior’s training of young people towards employment in tourism.

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