Gay'wu Women's Program 2 Days/2 Nights

Dates: 3rd 5th July 2009<p>

$1,000.00 / person<p>

<b>Program Description</b><p>

This intimate program takes women on a spiritual and cultural journey with Yolngu women of North-East Arnhem Land to be enriched by their stories, traditions, knowledge and ways of life on their homeland of Bawaka in the Northern Territory.
Step into one of the most ancient cultures in the world as the Yolngu women welcome you into their daily life. Sit with them to learn about basket weaving techniques that are interwoven with powerful stories and tradition; gather medicinal plants for traditional healing methods; listen to their stories and learn about the language, relationships and ceremonies. Feel the womens spiritual connection to the land and sea and discover the magic of dawn at a special morning session. Experience the wonder of bush medicine at the traditional healing session and learn the ancient techniques for collecting and dyeing the pandanus plants for weaving.<p>
Participants of the Gaywu Womens Program will develop a special a connection with the Yolngu women, the land and the sea in a once-in-a-lifetime experience.<p>
Bawaka in Port Bradshaw is an idyllic tropical paradise perched on the edge of the Gulf of Carpentaria, blessed with pristine white beaches and untouched bushland.<p>
*Please note that this program is only available for women. Men who wish to attend a Yolngu cultural program can attend the Bawaka Cultural Experience program or the Dirramuwu Mens Program.<p>

Bawaka Cultural Experiences
Contact Name: 
Adrienne Willing
Contact Phone: 
08-8987 0520
Contact Mobile: 
0447 087 091
Contact Fax: 
08 8987 0535
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