Discovering Mt Majura

Mt Majura is familiar to many people living in Canberra – I’ve walked to the summit many times. On Sunday 4 June, Tyronne Bell from Dharwra Aboriginal Cultural Tours showed us another side to the area, with his stories providing a new understanding of of a different way of living, closely connected to the land.

Here are just a few photos.

First stop – flat area, near a stream, ideal for camping.

Next stop – artefacts – tools to cut and pound

Scar tree marking the way


Bush tucker and snake whistles

Crushed leaves plus water to create soap.


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