events and gatherings


Events 2012

*Tasman Art Show Nubeena.. January
centre display for our arts and crafts table

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*Cultutral awareness sharing knowledge program
Feb - Sept
*Early learning Cultural Awarenss program..
charcoal on nugalangtha (possum) skin is a
part of our projects for early learning.. along with
coloring in activities incorporating our Parrdarrama
language .. and lots more :)

events and gatherings - Pungenna - Aboriginal Art Tasmania

events and gatherings - Pungenna - Aboriginal Art Tasmania

*Breamcreek Show, March- working craft tent
Traditional craft . red and yellow ochres and
charcoal on lena (bennet wallaby) skin..
Working with fibres rope making,
contemporary craft such as knitting etc

events and gatherings - Pungenna - Aboriginal Art Tasmania



events and gatherings - Pungenna - Aboriginal Art Tasmania


Events 2011

28th December / 14th January
Visiting country

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January 23/24th
Part of the Pungenna Arts and Crafts display at the
annual Tasman Lions Club Arts and Crafts Exhibition

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January 21st
Sharing bush foods knowledge with child care group
Premaydena and Cooks road
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Events 2010
January - Febuary visiting country days
source lugranah and digging stick
April - visiting portmairmenner country
catalogue sites and document via photos
March - Bream creek show - craft tent
cultural display and arts and crafts for sale
Pungenna Aboriginal Corporation winter raffle
July - August
NAIDOC 2010 July
* Flag raising ceremony - Nubeena
* Tasman NAIDOC project with students from Tasman School
* Arts and craft exhibition - Dunalley
* Cultural awareness grade 2/3 from Tasman
* Elderly citizens visit from Tasman
At the NAIDOC exhibition are from left to right -
Elder Leita Meers, Warkoo Dryden and Judith Macdonald

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August - Reopen Pungenna Art / Craft and Cultural centre at Murdunna
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Events for 2009
*January -school holiday projects program
*January - elders/seniors morning tea
*March 21st - Bream Creek Show, craft tent
Pungenna cultural display and arts and crafts
*April - Easter walk bush to beach and visit cultural sites
*May - 'Nannas hill' walk, catalogue artifacts
*July - NAIDOC WEEK Dunalley and Tasman Community
events. Art exhibition and flag raising. Tasman school
Aboriginal students NAIDOC project
*August 15th - Tasman district Pungenna Aboriginal
Corporation AGM at Nubeena
*September - Reopen Pungenna Art and Cultural centre
at Boomer Jetty road, Dunalley
*November 20th - Pungenna Art stall Nubeena markets
*November 26th - Wyndham Vacation Resorts /Asia Pacific
Seven Mile Beach Tasmania - Opening.
Pungenna Art and Cultural centre Cultural display provided
and Art by Pungenna Community artist Judith Macdonald
*December 12th - Tasman Christmas Paegent , Pungenna Art stall
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Events for 2008
*January 20th - myetawinner project,
Ongoing myetawinner project
*Febuary: Christian meeting on country for
the 'pydairum celebration of survival day'
*March/April: billycart raffle
*March 15th: Bream Creek show - working craft tent
*April: Visiting country days
*End May: close art and cultural centre for winter
*July 1st - 11th: pungenna community NAIDOC
art and craft exhibition @ the Dunalley N / H
participating artists: Leita, Rosalind, Leeann, Peter, Judith,
Colleen, Kerry, Kris, Natalie,Glenyce and Chrissy
*July 7th: 6th annual NAIDOC flag raising ceremony
@ theTasman School, Nubeena
Aboriginal students NAIDOC project: art/craft with a bush tucker theme
and basic beading using the colours of our indigenous flags.
13 Aboriginal students participated in the project

pictured: example of art/craft by Elena, aged 8 yrs.
events and gatherings - pungenna art. aboriginal artists

*August: reopen art and cultural centre
*September: Tasman District Aboriginal community- School
holiday projects at the pungenna art and cultural centre, Murdunna
*October - December 17th: PCCC Raffle - smoked seafood hamper
**October 31st - Opening of the Tasman skills centre extension at
Nubeena. The centre was opened by federal member for Lyons Mr Dick Adams.
Representing the pungenna community at the event was Leita Meers,
Rosalind McLennan and Judith Macdonald. Neermena (mum) Leita presented
the acknowledgment of Ancestors and Country.
*October: Elders/Seniors morning tea at the PAC centre Murdunna.
Next Elders/Seniors morning tea to be held in January. We invite Seniors
from the wider community to join us for a cuppa and a yarn.
Please phone the secretary for details.

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2007 EVENTS
March - May : art and craft projects
May 26th : National Thanksgiving Day
at the Church of Christ Nubeena.
The Tasman Aboriginal community were presented
with a thanksgiving day certificate for their cultural
contribution to the community. Representing the
Aboriginal community were: Leita, Judith, Glenyce
Kate, Jonathon, Dale and Magaer
May 28th - June 1st: pungenna community
art exhibition at the Dunalley neighbourhood
house.
July 3rd - 12th: NAIDOC events at Tasman
and Dunalley neighbourhood house.
art and cultural displays/flag raising/ bush plants garden.
August - OPEN the Pungenna Art and Cultural Centre
at the Old Post office, Murdunna

events and gatherings - pungenna art. aboriginal artistsevents and gatherings - pungenna art. aboriginal artists
October 20th: official launch of our art /cultural centre
Officiated by the Mayor of Tasman- Roger self.
December : pungenna community - visiting country day
December 8th : visitors lerana bay bush tucker walk
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what was happening in 2005 - 2006 ?
organising the Pungenna Artists and craftspeople to
get together and create a more public face. Catering for
the locals and tourists ...cultural awareness...outlet for all our
deadly works...encouraging the use of language words...
keeping our kinship group strong... the knowledge
of Elder Rosalinds bush foods experience...
Getting our heads together, yarning...photographing and
cataloguing our amazing wealth of cultural sites...quarries
...rock engravings...middens...gathering places...
Putting our stories on paper...Elder Leitas experiences with
bush foods around her childhood home...bush lollies.
Talking about our Ancestral homes our places...visiting where
our ancestors lived in the bush even after colonisation...
the encouragement of Judiths CDEP supervisors
Kado and Deeva Muir, Tjupan Ngalia CDEP, Leonora WA
We are keeping our own identity strong...
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In 2003 we held our first NAIDOC flag raising event at
the Tasman School .



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