WHO WE ARE

All our efforts deepen young peopleโ€™s experiences of culture as protection through thoughtfully designed, simple to access and easy to use policies, projects, resources and campaigns.

We join together with others to create meaningful lives for all our young people with a special emphasis on those experiencing vulnerability and who are at risk of self-harm and suicide.

OUR VISION

All Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people are proud custodians of the oldest living culture on Earth and have opportunities to connect, contribute and thrive in Australia and the world.

OUR PURPOSE

Culture is Life supports young people to deepen their connection to culture, Country and community, contributes to global knowledge and positively impacts the health and wellbeing of this and future generations.

THE BOARD

Proudly Aboriginal led, our Board has a majority Aboriginal membership with a wealth of experience in leading and influencing social change.

THE TEAM

Weโ€™re a team with creativity, determination and focus who back our mob to catalyse and mobilise positive change.

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Last chance to register for our FREE WEBINAR tomorrow: Wellbeing for Teachers and Students. Over 80 teachers have already registered so don't miss out ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿพโ€๐ŸŽ“๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป
 
Jump online with @cultureislife__โ€™s Aboriginal educators and the curriculum writers of the #BackToNatureSeries to explore a #FirstNations perspective on improving your own sense of wellbeing and enhancing the health of your staff and students ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‚

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This weekend, Seed Mob is hosting the 2022 Heal Country Summit. The Summit is for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander young people to get together to share, learn, discuss, plan & inspire one another ๐Ÿ‘ฃ ๐Ÿ‘ฉ๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿพโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘จ๐Ÿฟโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฃ 

The hope is that friendships blossom, networks are made, important conversations are had & plans are made to build a grassroots network of volunteers that run campaigns to protect our #land, #culture & communities from #ClimateChange & #FossilFuel extraction ๐ŸŒฟ๐Ÿ‚๐ŸŒ

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Check out our fresh website!!! ๐Ÿ‘†๐Ÿฝ๐Ÿฅณ Back to Nature #EducationalResources are now freely available for teachers to access on our new education platform! 

Jump over to our brand new shiny website > education to see our education projects. Create a login to access resources we have developed with our incredible team & partners! ๐Ÿฅณ โœ๏ธ ๐ŸŒฑ ๐Ÿ–ค

All of our resources are Aborignal led, written and guided to inspire educators to creatively & respectfully embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, peoples and cultures in schools ๐Ÿ‘ฃ

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In the final episode of #BackToNatureSeries we meet #EasternArrernte Elder, Paul Williams, Apmereke-artyweye, and his cousin, Damian Ryder, Kwertegerle mape, Traditional Custodians. 

Their advice is simple: wherever you go, talk to the land ๐Ÿ‚๐Ÿƒ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ๐Ÿ‘ฃ

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At #BulgandryAboriginalArtSite on the #HawkesburyRiver, NSW we are welcomed to #Darkinjung Country by Gavi Duncan, an artist and #Gomeroi man.

Gavi shares stories of his #Country, creation and how we are all linked together as one.

#BackToNatureEducation materials for Levels 2-10 are launching this week!!

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In northeast #Tasmania, #tebrakunna - #larapuna Country, we meet #trawlwulwuy woman Emma Lee. For the trawlwulwuy thereโ€™s no notion of humans as separate from anything else in nature: everything is connected by the thread of kinship.

#BackToNatureEducation materials explore concepts of #kinship and how #teachers can relate these themes into the #classroom for a deeper respect and understanding of people, culture and #Country. 

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Meet #Wurundjeri Elder, Aunty Di Kerr, as she sits with Indi Clarke in a special place on Wurundjeri Country. Aunty Di shares the importance of acknowledging #Country and paying respects to ancestors and #Elders.

For teachers wanting to share these learnings with their students the #BackToNatureSeries #EducationResources are being launched next week!

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Meet Senior Aboriginal Man, Uncle Mickey Kumatpi Oโ€™Brien. Mickey is a descendant of the #Kaurna and #Narrunga peoples. 

In Episode 3 of #BacktoNatureSeries Uncle Mickey shares the importance of the idea of โ€˜Twonessโ€™, which encapsulates for him the importance of reciprocity and mutual benefit.

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