Indigenous cultural values
Video: About Tjukurpa
Video: Creation Story
Uluru is a living cultural landscape that has been recognised for its World Heritage value. The landscape and people have co-existed since being shaped by creation ancestors, the Tjukuritja. Their works and deeds form the basis of Tjukurpa and are now embedded into the landscape.
Those who see the Park’s living cultural landscape can see Minyma Kuniya sitting there above Kulpi Mutitjulu
The laws of Tjukurpa govern all aspects of Anangu life, including language, ceremony, kinship, the understanding of the seasons, land use and management.
In this section we’ll look at the cultural understanding that Anangu have of the Uluru region through the following topics:
Like this course, this section is not intended to replace the information provided directly by Anangu – whose knowledge is used to assess participants – rather it is intended to provide the tour guides with minimum amount of accurate information to ensure they accurately provide information to visitors.
Anyone who would like further information about this section should attend a Tour Operator Workshop at the Park, or use the services of a local Anangu tour guide.