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Indigenous Business Month 2023: To Gather, Together

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Indigenous Business Month 2023: To Gather, Together

Indigenous Business Month recently announced this year’s theme, ‘To Gather, Together,’ and Welcome to Country are taking this opportunity to reflect on the theme. To Gather, Together talks to the community of Indigenous Businesses and the unity and support within First Nations communities. It resonates deeply within Welcome to Country, a thriving not-for-profit marketplace that stands at the forefront of promoting First Nations entrepreneurship and continuity of culture through sustainable tourism. At Welcome to Country, we wholeheartedly embrace the principles of reciprocity and mutual respect, which have allowed us to collaborate with and spotlight extraordinary artists, products, and experiences. Through...

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Update from the First Nations Tourism Mentoring Program

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Update from the First Nations Tourism Mentoring Program
Yakadi is the Palawa version of ‘cooee’ and it was a sharp cry our little group of nine came to expect during our journey on the Wukalina Walk.

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It’s a YES from me

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It’s a YES from me
As a proud Gurindji and Alawa-Ngalakan man, I have extensive experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and organisations to empower First Nations communities and promote self-determination.

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Takara waranta – walk with us.

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Takara waranta – walk with us.
Yakadi is the Palawa version of ‘cooee’ and it was a sharp cry our little group of nine came to expect during our journey on the Wukalina Walk.

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10 ways to transform your home into an Aboriginal art gallery

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10 ways to transform your home into an Aboriginal art gallery

Seven Sisters Wool Rug by Andrea Adamson Tiger  Bring your home to life with this stunning hand-made rug by Better World Arts’ artist Andrea Adamson Tiger. Made through a cross-cultural collaboration, the rug combines Andrea’s design with traditional Kashmiri rug-making techniques. It is entirely hand-made, from the hand-dyed wool to the intricate chain stitching and can be used as a cosy floor piece or an eye catching wall hanging. This beautiful, colourful rug represents the story of seven sisters who were chased throughout the desert by Wati Nyiru, shaping the landscape as they fled. The sisters created a rock hole...

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