Artfully telling the story of the Seven Sisters Songline

Over the millennia art has been used to depict culturally significant subject matter, capture moments in time, or tell a historical story, using the power of visual image to ignite imaginations, evoke emotions and preserve the past for future generations. We were recently proud to partner with Budadee Foundation to deliver the Minyiburru (Seven Sisters) [...]

NAIDOC 2018: Because of her, we can be proud to be Aboriginal – Annie Johnson on her hero, her mum Morag and other influential family members.

Sometimes the most influential women in people's lives were born non-indigenous, but were married-in and adopted into Aboriginal families. They became an integral part of community, and helped their children and grandchildren develop strong and proud Aboriginal identities. Our last NAIDOC 2018 Because of Her, We Can story talks about one of these women, Morag. Her daughter Anne-Marie Johnson, is [...]

The Badimia arts, sites and language project is a great success!

The TR Foundation’s first project was proudly delivered in Mount Magnet last week during NAIDOC week. Following past successful events in Mount Magnet, not-for-profit organisation, the TR Foundation, partnered with Badimia Land Aboriginal Corporation (BLAC) to deliver a project celebrating Badimia language and culture.  The resulting project: ‘Arts, sites and language of Kirkalocka’ received a [...]

Meet the TR Foundation volunteers!

TR Foundation has recently hosted four volunteers who have contributed greatly to the Foundation and its development as a leading not-for-profit entity. The TR Foundation put the call out in December last year, hoping to find some skilful volunteers who could help with the ongoing operations, fundraising and development of the Foundation. This would invigorate […]

Graffiti Removal at the Granites

Between April and September 2015 a string of vandalism resulted in permanent damage to the Granites, a significant Aboriginal site, located just 10 kilometres north of Mount Magnet. The worst incident occurred inside a rockshelter where rare rock art was graffitied over. This event caused sadness and distress to the Badimia Community. Terra Rosa began working [...]

TR trains an Indigenous heritage team

In February Terra Rosa’s heritage trainers were employed by Nyiyaparli enterprise, Wilypa, to train four young Aboriginal men in Certificate III in Aboriginal Sites Work. The idea of the program was to build Wilypa’s capacity so that Aboriginal people manage and lead their own cultural heritage surveys. Graduates could also find employment as rangers, heritage [...]

The TR Foundation seeks interns and volunteers for 10-week program

Volunteer / intern placements in not-for-profit Foundation based in Fremantle The organisation The TR Foundation was established in 2016 as an avenue for assisting Traditional Owner groups to fulfil their cultural and community development aims. The Foundation currently supports Traditional Owner groups to return to country, record important cultural sites and express cultural information through […]