wiltja


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wiltja

(ˈwɪltʃə)
n
(Anthropology & Ethnology) Austral a temporary semicircular Aboriginal shelter
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Through the project, the Adelaide Football Club will provide mentoring and support and collaborate with Wiltja Residential to provide scholarship opportunities.
The Ready Set Crow Project commenced last year as an intensive mentoring programme designed to engage youth, provide support to families and students and encourage educational pursuits in partnership with the Wiltja Residential Programme, Fagan said.
His subsequent book Wildwood also opens inside this wood-framed house, and he travels even further afield--to the gum trees of central Australia and the wild apple trees of Kyrgyzstan--before returning home and contemplating the ash wiltja in his own backyard.
The 2008 pilot of the new ASSETS was hosted at the Australian Science and Mathematics School (ASMS), based on the campus of Flinders University, in conjunction with Wiltja, a residential accommodation facility for young Indigenous students in South Australia.
Of critical importance was the fact that Wiltja staff were trained in youth work and had considerable experience with Indigenous teenagers.
Residential staff provided support to students at Wiltja.
The final closing ceremony evidenced high levels of emotional engagement with Indigenous role models and staff at Wiltja.
The use of culturally-appropriate accommodation at Wiltja
These are referred to as yuu (windbreak) or wiltja (shade).
As the heat waned with the daylight Wintirangu hoisted her husband onto her back and carried him through the saltbush to the shelter of their wiltja [shelter].