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Acknowledging the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung People

 

Acknowledging the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung People holds profound significance for Mitcham Social. We recognize and pay our deepest respect to the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation, the Traditional Custodians of the lands on which we live, cook, grow, and create. This acknowledgment is not merely a formality; it is a heartfelt tribute to the rich cultural heritage and enduring connection that Indigenous communities have with this land.

The Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people have inhabited these lands for tens of thousands of years, and their deep connection to the environment and the wisdom they have gleaned from it is awe-inspiring. Their stewardship of the land, their knowledge of the ecosystems, and their spiritual connections to the natural world are invaluable.

We pay our respect not only to the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people but also to their Elders, both past and present, who have tirelessly worked to preserve their culture and pass it down through wood fired generations. The knowledge, traditions, and stories of these Elders are a vital part of Australia’s heritage and offer a unique perspective on living in harmony with the land.

Our commitment to acknowledging and respecting the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people is an integral part of our ethos. It reflects our dedication to fostering a spirit of reconciliation and cultural awareness. We believe that by recognizing and honoring the Traditional Custodians of this land, we can contribute to a more inclusive and harmonious future for all Australians.

As we move forward, we aim to learn from the wisdom of the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people, their sustainable practices, and their cultural traditions. By doing so, we hope to build a stronger and more united community that respects the land and its people. Acknowledging the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung People is not just a statement but a commitment to a shared journey of understanding, respect, and reconciliation.