From Monday 23rd to Friday 27th May we’re hosting the second Tour De Carmichael - a 5 day guided cycle tour on Wangan and Jagalingou Country.
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This is another incredible opportunity to learn about Wangan and Jagalingou totems and culture, be part of the historic Waddananggu cultural ceremony and see with your own eyes what is threatened by Adani’s destructive mine.
This year we will be finishing the cycle tour at Waddananggu - the ongoing cultural ceremony which has been going for 191 days and has set an historical legal precedent under the Queensland human rights Act.
The tour is being led by my brother, Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodian, Coedie McAvoy. He will share with you his story of resistance and the significance of Wangan and Jagalingou sacred sites such as the Belyando and Carmichael rivers, the sacred Doongmabulla Springs and more!
Tour De Carmichael - Cycle for Country 2022
WHEN: Monday 23rd May to Friday 27th May, 2022
WHAT: A 5 day guided cultural cycle tour on Wangan and Jagalingou Country to the Waddananggu cultural ceremony
WHERE: On Wangan and Jagalingou Country in Central Queensland, around a 13 hour drive north from Brisbane and 9 hours drive south from Cairns. The tour route will be along approximately 90 kilometres of public road to the Waddananggu ceremony, just 1.5km opposite Adani’s coal pit.
You’ll be camping under the stars with three wholesome and delicious meals a day provided, and there are support roles for people who don’t want to cycle.
A full invitation from Coedie and more information about the Tour, including travel options will be available when registrations open next week.
For now, we’d love you to do two things...
After last year’s event we heard that many of you were disappointed to miss out. So this time we’re giving you plenty of time to prep your swags, grease up your bikes and join us on our adventures!
I am excited for you to join us on Wangan and Jagalingou Country and for us to share with you our culture.
From Meisha McAvoy - Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodian.
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