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Cultural Journey of Noongar Marman – Part Two / Social Impact Festival 2019

Thursday 18th July / presented by Nick Abraham Jim Morrison

Oral McGuire is a Noongar Leader, land-holder, as well as Director of the Noongar Chamber of Commerce & Industry Organisation. He's worked across government, private, and the not-for-profit sector to bridge the divide between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal communities.

Holding a strong personal commitment to the values of integrity, dedication, loyalty and enthusiasm, Oral is especially skilled in the fields of cross-cultural mentoring and education.

Oral joined Moorditj Mag about a month ago to speak about the cultural journey that Noongar Marman enter into; both on a personal and collective level. He also discussed the powerful camps they've embarked on - which personally he believes there should be more of as they are extremely significant and an extremely integral part of who Noongar Marman people are, and culturally is something that will as he says, 'absolutely ensure the journey back towards the cultural survival of both Noongar language, Noongar ways and even themselves as Noongar people to contiunue.

He came back into the studio today to continue Part Two of his discussion, as well as promoting the Social Impact Festival 2019 - led by Aboriginal leaders and providing wisdom to help co-plan and co-create a better future for everyone - happening 15–20 July at the University of Western Australia...

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