Galiwin'ku ceremony (ANU campus), 2019

Events and Visitors to NCIG

In the first stage of a two-part repatriation event, elders of Galiwin’ku (Elcho Island) came to ANU to receive samples of deceased islanders for repatriation to Galiwin’ku.  Ngambri-Ngunnawal elder, Aunty Matilda House, conducted a smoking ceremony to farewell the Galiwin’ku remains from Ngambri-Ngunnawal Country.