The Acacia Wattle: Pamela Young

“This is how they say: read the land.” Auntie Pamela Young, a ranger at Kamay National Park, teaches a group of schoolchildren about the Aboriginal calendar by showing them the acacia wattle flowers. When they bloom the women and girls were taught that the whales were migrating, it was good lobster hunting time and that the medicine on the tree was ready.

Keywords: Identity; education; heritage; working