ADC Indigenous Smoking Ceremony


ADC Indigenous Smoking Ceremony (15.39 mins)

In a first for the Australian Defence College, an Indigenous Smoking Ceremony and Welcome to Country were performed today for staff and students, marking the commencement of their 2014 academic year. The ceremonies were conducted by the Indigenous dance troop, the Wiradjuri Echoes, and Ngunnawal elder, Aunty Agnes Shea. A highlight of the ceremony included the presentation of a 'Message Stick' to Brigadier Peter Gates, Commandant of the Australian Command and Staff College.

Publish Date 29 Jan 2014
Tags ADC Australian Defence College
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