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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 Noongar 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".


On-Country performance key to revitalising Aboriginal song

Tuesday, 17 December 2019

New research focusing on the power of Aboriginal on-Country performance aims to further revitalise Noongar language and song traditions in south-west WA.

Thornlie SHS Students Declan and Bilal presented their messgae sticks

Old Ways New Ways Inspires Science Win

Tuesday, 05 November 2019

Two students participating in Kurongkurl Katitjin's Old Ways New Ways Program have been awarded first place in the state-wide Science Talent Search.

Professor Braden Hill

Breaking the silence: What it means to be Indigenous and queer

Monday, 04 November 2019

Participants are being sought for a WA-first study exploring the impact of discrimination on people who identify as both Indigenous and queer.

Research Activity

Aligned with ECU priorities, research is a high priority for Kurongkurl Katitjin. The Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet are a Level 2 Research Centre within Kurongkurl Katitjin.

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