Assessment Task 10: Indigenous cultural values
In your own words how would you explain the concept of Tjukurpa to a group of tourists?
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You need to include in your answer:
- How is tjukurpa passed on?
- What obligations do non-Anangu tour guides have for respecting Tjukurpa stories?
- If you are asked by a client to elaborate further on a Tjukurpa story that the Traditional Owners have made public, how should you respond?
- Why is it inappropriate to refer to Tjukurpa as "dreamtime" or "dreaming"?
- Use language in your answers and commentaries, see the link below:
What are the forms of traditional Anangu art and what is the purpose of the art?
You are about to take a group of visitors on a walk to Mutitjulu waterhole. In your own words, write a commentary for the Kuniya-Liru story. Include the physical evidence of the Tjukuritja in this location.
You are about to take a group of visitors on the Mala walk. In your own words, write a commentary for the Mala story.
In your own words, write a commentary for the Lungkata Story. Include the physical evidence of the Tjukuritja.
- In traditional culture, how was fire used?
(See pp. 114-118 of the UKTNP Handbook)
- How does the Park use fire as a management tool?
- Scenario: You spot a small fire some distance from the road. What are your actions and why do you act in this way?
Your answer needs to include what your actions involve and the importance to the Park of reporting fire.
You are leading a group of tourists to Kata Tjuta. If a client asks you if there are any Tjukurpa stories that relate to this area, how would you respond?