Jun 30 2016
Sarah Yu has worked in the West Kimberley for 40 years as an anthropologist and curator and heritage consultant. Bart Pigram, a Yawuru man, works at Nyamba Buru Yawuru on cultural and language projects. Sarah and Bart worked on the Lustre Pearling & Australia exhibition at the WA Museum in 2015. Hear about the Aboriginal story of pearling, the extent and heritage value of the northwest pearl shell beds and significance of pearl shell.
Free event Gold coin donations welcome
Sponsors: Inspiring Australia, Yawuru Land and Sea Unit, WA Marine Science Institution, University of Notre Dame, Department of Parks and Wildlife, Rangelands NRM.
Roebuck Bay Working Group is comprised of Traditional Owners and government, local community, conservation groups and business. We work collaboratively to solve issues, raise awareness and encourage research and monitoring which supports responsible management and protection of Roebuck Bay.