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Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Indigenous Australians die from heart disease at double the rate of other Australians. Read more on how ECU Cultural Ambassador Noel Nannup took part in the Heart Health program recently.

Latest review shows many cancers are preventable among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Monday, 17 September 2018

The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet at Edith Cowan University has published a new Review of cancer among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

ECU appoints new Pro Vice-Chancellor for Equity and Indigenous role

Wednesday, 22 August 2018

Braden Hill has been appointed as ECU's new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous) and Head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, Centre for Indigenous Australian Education and Research.

Old ways and new ways of science

Wednesday, 22 August 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 08

Edith Cowan University (ECU) is celebrating Aboriginal and contemporary sciences through a range of free hands-on activities at two upcoming community science days in Perth and Bunbury.

Aboriginal students reap great rewards from boarding school – but face unique challenges

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Many Indigenous students from remote areas overcome unique challenges to attend boarding school, and in doing so, reap clear benefits including employability, access to positive social networks and an improved sense of empowerment according to new ECU research.

Noongar fire practice ‘best’

Wednesday, 08 August 2018

Edith Cowan University cultural awareness officer Jason Barrow along with retired forester and bushfire researcher David Ward, held a workshop in Bridgetown on Friday which challenged modern methods of bushfire control.

Nyoongar Season Snapshot: Djilba

Monday, 06 August 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 08

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.

Aboriginal students reap great rewards from boarding school - but face unique challenges

Thursday, 19 July 2018

Many Indigenous students from remote areas overcome unique challenges to attend boarding school, and in doing so, reap clear benefits including employability, access to positive social networks and an improved sense of empowerment according to new ECU research.

ECU brings Naidoc Week cultural activities to Merriwa Primary School

Thursday, 05 July 2018

Merriwa Primary School celebrated Naidoc Week early with a series of workshops last week led by ECU cultural awareness officer Jason Barrow and Kurongkurl Katitjin team member Caroline Bishop.

Professor Hayward's career has come full circle

Monday, 04 June 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 06

ECU's most senior Aboriginal staff member is set to retire in 2019.

Nyoongar Season Snapshot: Makuru

Monday, 04 June 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 06

Did you know there are six Nyoongar seasons for the south west region of WA? Learn about Makuru (Jun – Jul), the coldest and wettest time of the year.

ECU's extends on commitment to reconciliation with new stretch RAP

Thursday, 31 May 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 05

ECU has launched a fourth Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) for 2018-2021.

Nyoongar Season Snapshot: Djeran

Friday, 30 March 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 03

Did you know there are six Nyoongar seasons for the south west region of WA? Learn about Djeran (Apr – May), the cooler weather begins this time of the year.

Once Upon a Dreamtime

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

ECU's Dr Noel Nannup, comments on the combination of factors behind the low number of published Noongar stories.

Nyoongar Season Snapshot: Bunuru

Friday, 02 February 2018 Centres > Kurongkurl Katitjin > News > Kurongkurl Katitjin > 2018 > 02

Did you know there are six Nyoongar seasons for the south west region of WA? Learn about Bunuru (February – March), a time of white flowering gums and hot easterly winds.

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