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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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Colours and flowers in abundance during Kambarang season

The Nyoongar Season Kambarang (Oct/Nov) is represented by the colour yellow as it symbolises the return of the hot weather.

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2016 Rock Solid Foundations Travel Award now open

Applications for the 2016 Rock Solid Foundations Travel Award are now open.

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2016 ICC Student Awards now open

Nominations are now open for the 2016 ICC Student Awards.

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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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