Yuin Retreat

Available Year Round, 2 nights

Yuin Retreat
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Retreat Highlights 

  • Participate in and witness traditional Aboriginal wellness sessions, dance, yidaki (didgeridoo), and yarning circles 
  • Meet, talk with and learn from knowledgeable Aboriginal guides – the traditional custodians and community from the Yuin nation with generational traditional interpretation  
  • Walk and experience several significant sites on Yuin Country.    
  • Learn about the Yuin people’s creation story and the Aboriginal Dreaming, history and culture      
  • Partake in a traditional sound healing workshop, cooking demonstration and cultural interpretation of the oldest food and healing techniques in the world. 
  • Be part of a life-shifting unearthing traditional Aboriginal immersive experience

Yuin Country 

Many parts of the Narooma, Bega Valley and Bermagui region have held sacred significance for the Yuin Aboriginal community for tens of thousands of years yet the stories are not widely known. The traditional custodians of Yuin country Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness an Aboriginal owned and operated initiative invite you to come, walk and listen to a sacred dreaming of Djirringanj country heartland of the Yuin people. This experience will enlighten you to a traditional way of knowing and you will experience first hand ceremony and dreaming stories that have been passed down to connect to country. 



About The Host

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness Team

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness Team

Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness 

Dwayne is a Yuin- Ngarrugu Descendant with connections to the Yorta-Yorta, Dja Dja Warrup, Watchabolic & Gunai language groups. Through 10 years of dedication helping Indigenous males regain connection, healing & growth he believes the concept of Bring Back The Warrior is giving humility & a much needed voice to first nations males. He also is the founding director of Ngaran Ngaran Culture Awareness, Co founder of Mirritya Mundya Indigenous Twist along with being an integral member of the NSW Aboriginal Tourism Operators Council.Leading the way through demonstrating a positive outlook, drawing upon the teachings from his Grandfather Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison and his old people. Dwayne is determined to change the narrative, shift mindset and help pioneer Indigenous ways of knowing into the stratosphere of the world with gusto. In turn creating the necessary change and the prominent status for his community, family and culture, leaving solid legacies for the future generations to take on and project the oldest living civilization in the world to the forefront once again."I honour my old people & pay that respect to yours also"- Dwayne'Always remember that today, is the first day for the rest of your life'- Uncle Max Dulumunmun Harrison



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