Definition of living cultural centre in English:

living cultural centre


  • An Aboriginal cultural centre dedicated to the preservation of traditional Aboriginal culture, artefacts, etc.

    ‘in the Brambuck Living Cultural Centre, visitors can read diary accounts of frontier violence’
    Also called keeping place
    • ‘The five Koori communities in the Western District are represented by Brambuk Incorporated, which at the time was constructing the Brambuk Living Cultural Centre.’
    • ‘This process was begun in previous projects, most notably the Brambuk Living Cultural Centre for the five Aboriginal communities in the south-eastern part of Australia.’
    • ‘The Aboriginal Living Cultural Centre “highlights the atrocities committed against Aboriginals during the colonial era."’
    • ‘The living cultural centre in Victoria offers valuable insights into the multidimensional aspects of cultural and heritage tourism.’
    • ‘Across from the sanctuary is the Galeena Beek Living Cultural Centre, built on the site of the former Corranderk Mission Station for Aborigines.’
    • ‘The Living Cultural Centre was one of the first large-scale opportunities to a design an architecture for Australian Aborigines.’
    • ‘Those ideas came to fruition in the Living Cultural Centre, opened in late 1989.’
    • ‘The literature on the Brambuk Living Cultural Centre suggests that Aboriginal users and clients of the facility have seen a range of ancestors, including cockatoos, eagles, and whales, in its physical form.’
    • ‘The Living Kaurna Cultural Centre is integral in ensuring that Kaurna culture and the Dreaming Story of the Land is passed on from generation to generation.’
    • ‘The Living Cultural Centre brings back to life an almost forgotten culture that belongs to the Aboriginal people of south-west Victoria.’