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    Bush Food with Ngarrpadla Daphney (Aunty) and Ranger D

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    Proudly Supported by Sustainable Onkaparinga.

    Aunty Daphney 

    Ngarrpadla Daphney Paringangki Rickett (Aunty Daphney River Woman Rickett)

    Ngarrpadla Daphney Paringangki Rickett is a respected Elder, a well-known artist and is famous for her knowledge of Traditional use of plants found in Australia.

    Ngarrpadla has a passion for exploring Australian native plants as foods. She first started Bush Tucker Catering business early 2000, providing bushfood meals for individuals, local business, government and non-government agencies. Since then, she has moved into school settings where her enthusiasm is known to many. She delivers exciting, engaging, hands-on learning to school communities. Those attending the workshops are eager to line up for tastings of the wide selection of food on the all-Australian menu.

    Ngarrpadla has a passion for sharing her story and making it easy for those who want to dip into Australian native foods and engage in respectful learning of Australia’s Aboriginal art and Culture.

    Dolores Amos - Ranger D

    Dolores Amos, also known as Ranger D, is a white woman of German descent. She is a conservation land manager with 35 years experience working and living amongst our natural world.

    Ranger D has a passion for the environment and has the ethos of embracing education in conservation. She believes that environmental education is fundamental to the future of our world and has spent the last 30 years working in R-12 schools and tertiary education centres as an environmental educator, Scientist in Residence and a Thinker in Residence. She has spent many years as a natural resource manager and a private sanctuary manager. Dolores has also designed and developed a number of revegetation sites using indigenous flora and fauna and many bush food gardens using plant species found throughout Australia.

    ‘Her life has been spent in advocacy for the environment. Ranger D hears, sees, knows not only the myriad of plants, animals, and geology of the Australian landscape, but also the Indigenous voice woven from its DNA. Her humility and respect for Aboriginal Australia is as abundant as it is genuine.’

    This Event is proudly supported by Sustainable Onkaparinga, Green Adelaide, Landscapes Hills and Fleurieu, GAEN and Tatachilla Eco Sanctuary. 

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