PKKP Reclaims Historical Nanutarra Homestead

PKKP Reclaims Historical Nanutarra Homestead

The PKKP Aboriginal Corporation (PKKP) has acquired the historic Nanutarra Homestead, marking a significant step in reclaiming their cultural heritage. Located 120 kilometers south of Onslow in Western Australia’s Pilbara region, the homestead complex sits on 64 hectares of land and dates back to the 1880s. PKKP Reclaims Historical Nanutarra Homestead

“The heritage-listed homestead holds immense importance for the Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura (PKKP) people,” said Grant Wilson, PKKP Aboriginal Corporation CEO. “For generations, Nanutarra served as a birthplace and a central gathering place, solidifying our deep connection to the land.”

A Legacy Reclaimed

The PKKP people’s history with Nanutarra extends beyond cultural significance. Mr. Wilson emphasizes their crucial role in operating Nanutarra Station for many years, highlighting the profound connection between the community and the homestead.

Rejuvenating a Cultural Hub

The PKKP Aboriginal Corporation plans to breathe new life into Nanutarra. Restoration efforts aim to transform the homestead and surrounding land into a vibrant cultural and community hub. Long-term plans include developing a cultural tourism facility, offering visitors a chance to experience the rich heritage of the PKKP people.

The acquisition of Nanutarra Homestead represents a powerful act of cultural reclamation for the PKKP people. By restoring and sharing their history, the PKKP pave the way for future generations to connect with their ancestral lands and traditions.

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