Lake Surprise @ Budj Bim

World heritage as a tool to heal Gunditjmara Country – Budj Bim Indigenous Protected Area, Australia

By Damein Bell, CEO, Gunditj Mirring Traditional Owners Aboriginal Corporation The importance of our traditional homelands is inherent to our belief, culture, practice and life. The Gunditjmara community in southwest Victoria, Australia, knows that our ancestors engineered water channels, making barriers with the lava flow and stones to farm kooyang (eels) and fish. This practice … Read more