Stories, events, arts and crafts, tours
There are many Aboriginal experiences visitors can enjoy while staying at Crystal Creek Meadows - from:
Your hosts can help select an experience to suit you and make reservations. Crystal Creek Meadows supports Indigenous experiences which are authentic tourism learning opportunities provided by qualified members of the local community.
Visit the two recommended galleries Boolarng Nangamai and Laddie Timbery (links below) and buy authentic Australian Made art and craft work.
While staying at Crystal Creek Meadows buy from a range of beautiful cards created by the local Aboriginal artisits and published by Red Cockatoo Australia.
Read the Aboriginal Cultural Booklet written by Christopher Warren of Crystal Creek Meadows (freely available when you arrive) and visit the recommended responsible cultural heritage sites.
Lobby government to conserve and protect Aboriginal cultural heritage sites.
By selecting an authentic Aboriginal experience your economic contribution positively impacts the local community. By respectfully participating you help to foster reconciliation. By enjoying the activity you will have a unique memory from your holiday.
The Aboriginal community will share aspects of their culture that they feel comfortable telling. Their knowledge and stories are of great value to them and will be a wonderful life changing experience for you. However, you must respect that some places and stories are sacred to the community.
Respectful dress etiquette and behavior is polite. Always ask people first if you want to photograph members of the community. But please remember they are not performers. You might need to ask yourself first why you want the picture.
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