COWRA CORROBOREE AND SCHOOLS DAY
The Corroboree committee held an Aboriginal education day for school children the day before the Cowra Corroboree. More than 120 students from nine schools in the region participated on the day.
They were taught to throw a boomerang, a spear, Aboriginal dancing, and traditional knowledge of fauna and flora by the team travelling with Taronga Zoo - Zoo Mobile.
The following evening the Cowra Corroboree was held at the CORRIDOR project, with over 800 people attending with 80 dancers performing, for a unique night of traditional dance and song.
The Cowra Corroboree was supported by Cowra Community Dancers, Gunni Thakun Cultural Association dancers, Weigelli Centre Aboriginal Corp, the CORRIDOR project, GER-K2W, Cowra Council, Taronga Zoo- Zoomobile, and local Schools.