W&J Standing Our Ground is a group of sovereign Wangan and Jagalingou people who maintain a constant presence on Country to care for their sacred lands and waters.
Many words commonly used in Australia are from First Nations languages or have been derived from them, including "koala".
Waddanganggu is a ceremony by Wangan and Jagalingou people to protect their Country from Adani.
First Nations fire burning knowledge is living cultural knowledge. Practices are based on connection to Country and local knowledge of the region.
Koalas carry deep cultural significance in many First Nations in eastern Australia.
Central to First Nations sovereignty is food sovereignty – the right to define one’s own food system. The right to produce our own cultural food.
While each First Nation has its own unique customs, traditions and Law, we all see trees as sacred, significant and deserving of protection.
Victor Steffensen yarns with us about reading Country, making friends with fire and protecting ecosystems for future generations.