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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".


Nyoongar Season ‘Djilba (Aug/Sept)

Nyoongar Season Snapshot: Djilba

Monday, 07 August 2017

Did you know there are six Nyoongar seasons for the south west region of WA? Learn about Djilba (Aug – Sep), the time for wildflowers and new growth.

Premiers Science Awards 2017

ECU's Aboriginal Science Outreach Program a finalist in Premier's Science Awards

Tuesday, 18 July 2017

The Old Ways, New Ways (OWNW) program has been announced as a finalist in the 2017 Premier's Science Awards.

WAAPA Musical Theatre student Jarrod Draper

Scholarship boost for WAAPA's first Aboriginal Musical Theatre student

Friday, 23 June 2017

Jarrod Draper is the recipient of the 2017 Edith Cowan University (ECU) Vice-Chancellor’s Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Scholarship, worth $2,500 per semester until the completion of his degree.

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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