Coffs cafe is the real thing

BUILDING connections with local Indigenous youth and their heritage, the Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation is going from strength to strength.

BMNAC has been chosen as one of 23 charities to receive a $25,000 grant from the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation, which will provide additional support for its Nyanggan Gapi cafe located at Sealy Lookout.

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BMNAC Newsletter #001

Welcome to our very first BMNAC Newsletter.  We're excited to share all of the exciting things that have been happening at BMNAC over the past months.   We have so much more to cover, so keep an eye out for our next newsletter in the coming month...

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Grand ambitions for the future of Sealy Lookout

THERE are some big goals ahead for the Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation, and an incredible vision for the future of Sealy Lookout.

BMNAC is a not-for-profit organisation, co-ordinated by local Gumbaynggirr man Clarke Webb, which aims to ensure Aboriginal youth are strong in both cultural identity and educational success through learning centres, cultural camps and more.

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Low act: Thieves steal from charity's newly opened cafe

STAFF at the charity-owned cafe at Sealy Lookout have been left devastated after thieves broke into the precinct overnight and stole the cafe's generator.

The Nyanggan Gapi cafe, which held their official opening only two weeks ago, was established by the Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Organisation to help fund their Learning Centres, Gumbaynggirr Language Revitalisation Programs, Cultural Camps and more.


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Change begins with a coffee at new cafe

WITHIN just a short 12 months, the Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan crew have come a long way from selling takeaway coffees out of a rental van.

The Nyanggan Gapi cafe at Sealy Lookout officially opened on Friday, a venture which not only showcases native indigenous flavours alongside a breathtaking view, but which acts as pivotal moment for the Gumbaynggirr community.

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Cultural teaser for tourism

A NEW video has been launched, capturing the traditional connection between Gumbaynggirr culture through interpretation of language to key landscapes on the Coffs Coast.

The video has been released as part of the nature-based tourism strategy to target key markets including visitors looking to experience unique local culture and heritage awareness.

Cafe to soon open at Sealy Lookout

PICTURE this: you're sipping a coffee with your freshly cooked meal, overlooking the beach side scenes and the rolling mountaintops that make up the Coffs Coast's unique landscape - all while supporting a good cause.

Well - with even Russell Crowe's tick of approval - the team at Nyanggan Gapi coffee van have announced the cafe is set to become a permanent fixture at Sealy Lookout.

Russell makes the day just by grabbing a cuppa

YOU betcha Russell Crowe is still that much of a 'down to earth' Aussie that he'd order coffee from a van - particularly if it's supporting a good cause.

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Spreading a love of cultural learning

"Learning the language of the Gumbaynggirr is bringing together more than just the Coffs Coast’s indigenous community. From primary school kids to adults, the all-age classes are run by co-ordinator Clark Webb on Thursday mornings at the Wongala estate."

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An inspiration in cultural pride

What do you do?

I am the Director of Bularri Muurlay Nyanggan Aboriginal Corporation, which aims to ensure that our Aboriginal communities are strong in terms of both culture and education, thereby being ‘Bularri muurlay nyanggan’  two path strong. To do this we facilitate weekly after school Goori Learning Centres, community Gumbaynggirr language classes and cultural camps.

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