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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".


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.

NAIDOC Award for well respected Elder

Monday, 19 June 2017

Congratulations to Dr Noel Nannup - winner of the NAIDOC Perth 2017 Male Elder of the Year Award.

2017 Aspire Award winners announced

Tuesday, 06 June 2017

Congratulations to Kurongkurl Katitjin's Tracey Lee Edwards who was announced as one of two ECU winners of the Perth Convention Bureau's Aspire Awards.

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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