The Djabugay or Tjapukai people are an Australian Aboriginal rainforest tribe from the wet tropics of northern Australia. The Djabugay people have names from the Djabugay language and transmit their tribal cultures from generation to generation. The Djabugay language was spoken in the Cairns, Port Douglas, Mareeba, Kuranda and Atherton areas, with regional dialects between local […]
Cattana Wetlands Cairns. Cairns Homeschool Group
This week Cairns Homeschool Group’s outing to The Cattana Wetlands taught us all a lot about wetland habitats, native flora, it’s uses and the amount of work involved in reclaiming these former sand mine sites as a natural reserve. We had a passionate and knowledgeable guide who freely gave up her time to teach us […]
Cairns Regional Art Gallery. Cairns Homeschool Group Outing.
The Cairns Homeschool Group enjoyed a guided tour of some of the exhibits at Cairns Regional Art Gallery last week. We had one of our best turn outs of the year, obviously art is popular with parents and children. Admission for a tour was $5/child, adults were free, the admission fee included a hands on […]