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Welcome to Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research at Edith Cowan University.

Kurongkurl Katitjin, pronounced koor-ong-kurl cut-it-chin, is a Nyoongar phrase meaning “coming together to learn”.

Our mission is to “provide excellence in teaching, learning and research in a culturally inclusive environment that values the diversity of Indigenous Australian history and cultural heritage".

News

National Reconciliation Week 2017

Wednesday, 17 May 2017

In 2017, we reflect on two significant anniversaries in Australia’s reconciliation journey – 50 years since the 1967 referendum, and 25 years since the historic Mabo decision.

Australian Indigenous Health InfoNet

Preventing maternal smoking with new online resource

Friday, 05 May 2017

New portal helping to reduce tobacco smoking among pregnant Aboriginal women and their families

Djeran

Nyoongar Season Snapshot: Djeran

Friday, 31 March 2017

Did you know there are six Nyoongar seasons for the south west region of WA? Learn about Djeran (April – May), a time of red flowering gum trees, flying ants and light winds.

Research Activity

Aligned with ECU priorities, research is a high priority for Kurongkurl Katitjin. The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet became its own, independent academic unit within Edith Cowan University and now operates separately from Kurongkurl Katitjin.

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