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Moruya festival harvests a new cultural relationship

As is often the case, food became more than just a belly filler at the weekend’s Southeast Harvest Festival in Moruya.

A locally made blue cheese and leek tart at the opening event on Friday night was memorable, but more so were the new understandings and relationships that emerged between two cultures conflicted by a past of racism and brutality.

Held over a day and a bit, the Festival was a collaboration between a white fella and a black fella organisation that extended way beyond the traditional Welcome to Country, and by doing so they perhaps have shown the way for others when it comes to greater engagement and reconciliation. You can read the rest of this excellent article by Ian on his About Regional website HERE where you will also find audio, photos and a host of other stories of this South East region

Above: Lee-anne Parsons, CEO of Cobowra Local Aboriginal Land Council with About Regional's Ian Campbell. Photo by Toby Whitelaw

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