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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".


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Our Place Newsletter – Makuru Edition 2016

The Makuru (Jun/Jul) newsletter 2016 is now available.

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ECU campuses pretty in pink for Djilba season

Buildings at ECU’s three campuses have changed colour – from blue (wooyan) to pink (mirda mokiny) – signalling the arrival of Djilba season.


Book shortlisted in 2016 Educational Publishing Awards Australia

Teaching Indigenous Students has been shortlisted in the 2016 Educational Publishing Awards Australia.

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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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