George Walley from Mandurah Dreaming is a Noongar community leader who is passionate about Aboriginal Culture and works with many local groups in the Peel region. George works with young indigenous people and encourages them to step up and to be leaders for their community and to follow their dreams.
George Walley does didge sound therapy every time he plays the didge. The earthy sound of the didge enables you to relax. When meditating the sound creates a gentle vibration that allows you, to experience something extraordinary. It is an individual and conscious experience.
Different people have shared their didge sound therapy and each person reveals an excitement from the experience.
The didge sound therapy will be done in stages and George will introduce and assist in the didge.
🎶George is also a talented musician, song write and choir leader and a significant figure in his home country around Mandurah.
About George- in his words
Welcome to Mandjoogoordap Dreaming
When I was a child, I remember my family spending much time living in tents within bush settings and as children we made our fun from the bush materials. The bush was a place of learning bushcraft, hunting skills and finding foods. We lived in a number of places depending on where we had a work contract for the farming community to do fencing, hay carting or being a general farmhand. I remember the large tents, green in colour, several of them in the middle of bushland. This living with extended family in bush shelters was surviving at a time when we didn’t have a place where we could call our home, no purchased acreage with a house on. Our real home was the vastness of the territory we lived in and moved around on. It was and still is referred to as our kaaleepga or homeland. Where ever we made our fire and shelter on Bindjareb Boodja, we were in our territory and part of the Noongar Nation.
Cultural Advisory and Community work
In George’s professional life he has been a primary school teacher, who now works in the health field. He has over many years been an educator in cultural education and cultural awareness. He has lectured in Aboriginal education and Aboriginal health at a tertiary level. George is also a community
resource person in cultural knowledge to local governments, schools, networking agencies, and education students doing assignments. He has been teaching Noongar language for people who have an interest in conversational Noongar. He is on various boards and appreciates that his presence is based on a long time mutual respect for community. George loves going bush and finding time to relax, playing the guitar and spending time with family and friends.
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Visit the Mandjoogoordap Website and find out more about the cultural programs George and his team offer https://mandurahdreaming.com.au