RRKAC provides cultural heritage services to preserve, protect and promote Robe River Kuruma Country on behalf of the Robe River Kuruma people.
These services include:
- Conducting surveys to help protect Country and sites
- Identifying, mapping and protecting sacred sites
- Delivering cultural awareness training
- Undertaking projects to capture, transfer and promote traditional knowledge and wisdom
- Implementing and monitoring activities associated with agreement compliance.
The work undertaken by cultural heritage team, to preserve and protect cultural heritage places includes both the ‘tangible’, such as archaeological sites and the ‘intangible’ such as cultural, spiritual and dreaming places.
The cultural heritage team has also explored opportunities to use traditional knowledge in a manner that both cares for RRK Country and provides a revenue stream for Traditional Owners through the Caring for Country Program. This program has seen RRK people engaged in a range of environmental management services