Lirrwi Tourism brings people together to share Yolngu culture, connecting Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people and building understanding between the two cultures.
Cultural Immersion Programs are a perfect way for corporate groups to step outside their regular work day and disconnecting from the office. Participating in the unstructured and less regimented Yolngu daily life allows for the exploration of each individual’s strengths, weaknesses and biases. Participants leave watches and smartphones behind interact with each other without digital distractions.
Participants stay on a Yolŋu Homeland and become part of a family community and take part in daily activitiess. After a welcome to country, or smoking ceremony, group members learn about Yolŋu kinship, traditional lore and language, both spoken and sign. Over a three day visit, participants will join in activities such as weaving, traditional spear fishing, gathering of bush foods and medicine, dance (Bunggul), storytelling and learning how the Yidaki (didjeridu) is made and played. the Yidaki (didgeridoo) is made and played.
People who come to Arnhem Land with an open mind and a willingness to learn about Yolŋu culture will leave feeling differently to when they arrive.
Experiences and length of stay can be tailored to group interests and requirements.