Ancient Aboriginal Mindfulness Traditions



Join Tracy Hardy and Kylie Marjambi Miles as they come together with We Al-li to locate the Ancient Aboriginal Tradition of Mindfulness within the work of Trauma Recovery in Australia and elsewhere.

This workshop will establish the principles of practice, using mindfulness in self-care, family care and community care and in the development of communities of care, and communities of practice in all trauma recovery work.

 Experience a nutritious and delicious morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea that both celebrates Ancient Ingredients sovereign to First Nations Peoples across Australia and being given a First Nations Accredited Nutritionist/Practising Dietitian of Australia’s thumbs up!

~ This workshop is welcomes all members of the public ~

“We Al-li Community and Workplace Workshops are an Indigenous Therapeutic response to Individual, Family and Community pain that many People carry as part of their Life Experience.

Meet Your Facilitators


Tracy is a Gamilaroi woman, Accredited Dietician/Nutritionist, Beauty Therapist and Founder of Wattleseed Nutrition, Health and Wellbeing, a 100% Aboriginal owned business based on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Tracy is an accredited Wayapa® Wuurrk practitioner, an earth-connection on practice, based on ancient Indigenous wisdoms, focussing on taking care of the Earth as the starting point for creating Earth-Mind-Body-Spirit well-being. She has completed a Graduate Certificate in Indigenous Trauma and Recovery and a proud Lead Facilitator for We Al-Li’s Dadirri and Culturally Informed Trauma Integrated Care, Practice and Healing workshops.

Tracy takes a personalised, holistic, culturally centred and trauma informed approach to health and wellbeing, foods, food systems and environments, applying a strengths-based, holistic and cultural lens, focussing on sustainable and healing connections, conversations and actions. She truly believes in the strength and healing power of understanding the impacts of trauma and revitalising and sustaining connections to traditional foods, lands, and practices. Tracy believes through two-way sharing of knowledge we foster understanding and grow stronger in self, mind, body, and spirit wellbeing. 


Kylie Marjambi, Flight of the Owl, to walk as a living example and interpreter of the ancient way in the context of the next 7 generations. Based on her Great Grandmother’s & Great Grandfather’s Lands & Waters in Uki of the 5 Rivers of the Githabul Ngarakwal Moiety in the mountains of the Northern Rivers of NSW.

Marjambi’s bloodlines include Githabul, Ngarakwal and Miningubul as well as South Sea Islander (Vanuatu) on her father’s side. On her mother’s side her ancestry is from County Clare in Ireland as well as Welsh and Norse blood. Kylie Marjambi holds the blood of the colonised as well as the colonisers. The focus of her walk is to lead by example a return to new old ways of being and seeing. Ancient wisdom, connection and grounding ceremony for modern times to honour the old ones and our habitat, Planet Earth.

On Completion of this Transformative Workshop you will:

  • Utilise the practice of Dadirri as an Ancient Mindfulness tradition essential in all trauma recovery and community healing work.
  • Recognize the importance of cultural fitness in all community work. 
  • Use the cultural tradition of mindfulness in self-care and care practice while undertaking trauma recovery work. 
  • Identify issues of self-awareness and demonstrate the skills of journalling or story mapping as a conscious and cognitive record of the self-awareness, self-reflective process. 
  • Demonstrate the skills and knowledge necessary to enable effective communication in trauma recovery work using symbols, art, and music in storytelling and storymapping.
  • Define and support the development of communities of care.
  • Critcally analyse concepts in establishing communites of practice, and be able to respond to trauma recovery – healing across generations.
  • Implement community development processes for building community-healing networks.

The Details

  • COST:
    $750.00 AUD + GST
  • DATES:
    Tuesday -Wednesday 2nd & 3rd May 2023
  • TIMES:
    9:00am – 4:30pm, both days
    Check in 8:40am on Tuesday 2nd May 2023
  • VENUE:
    Maroochy Arts and Ecology Centre
    33 Palm Creek Rd, Tanawha QLD 4556
    - Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea
    - PDF Version of Workshop Resource Booklet
    - Two Transformative Facilitators
    - Certificate of Attainment

    Accommodation and Travel is at own Cost

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