We would like to acknowledge the traditional custodians who’s land we walk upon today. We pay our respect to elders, past, present and emerging.
Walawaani Njindjiwan (Welcome to you all )
Jervis Bay is a culturally significant area and the beautiful shores have been occupied by Indigenous people for tens of thousands of years . With a geographical area connecting to Booderee National Park and home to the Wreck Bay people, Jervis Bay is truly enriched in culture.
From the creation story of Bundoola to the traditional foods from mother earth, local Indigenous people have lived off the land for generations and will continue to do so for many generations to come. The first nations people share a song line which tells a story of spiritual connections to the land and sea.
Wreck Bay is a part of the Yuin Nation which makes up the 13 tribes of the south coast and Hyams Beach included. Hyams Beach is an area of strong cultural significance. With its gorgeous beaches and stunning bushlands it’s an opportunity to embrace the beauty and absorb the culture.
When you walk on country acknowledge our spiritual ancestors, when you amerce in our culture be present. For we are the people, the traditional custodians of the land you walk on today.
We are salt water people.
Acknowledgement to Country by Angie Lonesborough
We would like to acknowledge both Angie Lonesborough, Kristine Falzon, Cleone Wellington and Waminda (South Coast Women's Health and Welfare Aboriginal Corporation) for their ongoing support towards our small business, providing us with their time, guidance and insight into the local indigenous community. We have enjoyed discussing ways we as a brand, can in return support and bring awareness to those within the community and look forward to bringing these ideas to life as our small business grows.
If you would like to find out more about the incredible work Waminda does please visit their website.