Karrke Aboriginal Cultural Experience & Tours

Karrke Experiences

The Kar­rke Aboigi­nal Cul­tur­al Experience

A short guid­ed walk and talk on areas of impor­tance in our cul­tur­al knowl­edge about bush tuck­er (Abo­rig­i­nal bush foods), bush med­i­cines used for spir­i­tu­al and phys­i­cal heal­ing and a lot more, as used by the Lurit­ja and Per­tame (South­ern Aran­da) peo­ple of Cen­tral Aus­tralia region.

In our shad­ed seat­ing areas, you will learn how impor­tant the grind­ing rock and stone is to our peo­ple in the use of grind­ing edi­ble tree and grass seeds gath­ered by our peo­ple, bush med­i­cine use and oth­er mul­ti­ple uses explained. We will also share with you a range of oth­er sea­son­al Bush Tuck­er foods gath­ered from our lands which are still eat­en today — includ­ing the Witch­et­ty Grub.

An Abo­rig­i­nal Dot paint­ing explained in great detail and the cul­tur­al rel­e­vance behind the pat­terns and sym­bols in our dot art forms. You will also see how our peo­ple made tra­di­tion­al wood arte­facts, includ­ing clap sticks, neck­laces and weapons made from local woods in Cen­tral Aus­tralia region by our people.