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Here are a few moments captured from our amazing clients and students from around Central Queensland. If you would like to use any of our images please contact us! 

Damper over an open fire

Damper over an open fire

The Edenbrook community learn about making damper on a stick at Camp Edenbrook

Bluff State School

Bluff State School

Students enjoy one of our workshops at Bluff State School

Preparing the base board

Preparing the base board

Carl prepares a base board for a student to make fire using a friction fire method

Flintknapping

Flintknapping

Malachi's creations from a range of chert stone including arrow heads, knives and spear heads

Display table

Display table

Part of Rocky Instincts display table which is available for students to look at and touch when we deliver workshops

Traditional Fibre Craft

Traditional Fibre Craft

Part of our display table dedicated to fire and rope making from natural materials

Display of traditional items

Display of traditional items

Our display has a range of items including traditional knives, rope, skins and tools that were made using old techniques

Struck Oil dry rainforest

Struck Oil dry rainforest

An area in Struck Oil which is untouched dry rainforest - such an amazing place to explore and learn from

Camp trekking

Camp trekking

Starting off on our walk during a camp at Struck Oil

International students

International students

International students visiting CQU view our display tables at one of our workshops

Bow drill fire making

Bow drill fire making

Malachi using the bow drill to demonstrate a fire making method used for hundreds if not thousands of years...

Fire!

Fire!

There is nothing like creating fire traditionally - all the hard work is worth it!

Interest in nature

Interest in nature

A fun family session at Yeppoon with a young explorer!

Archeology dig

Archeology dig

A youngster sorts through our sand boxes to unearth some artefacts

Making fire

Making fire

During a session at the Capricornia School of Distance Education - the students help make the start of a fire

The Team

The Team

Malachi, Jessie and Carl in front of one of our travelling shelters

The Morning Bulletin

The Morning Bulletin

An article featuring Malachi and his passion for traditional skills in the Rockhampton Morning Bulletin

Hand drill fires

Hand drill fires

Students from Heights College practice using the hand drill method of fire making

Primitive technology today

Primitive technology today

A hand drill set and stone tool made by Malachi using traditional techniques

Camping at Struck Oil

Camping at Struck Oil

This is how students camp when coming out to our Struck Oil headquarters for our camps - in a stealth bivy! Small but well protected from the elements!

Gracemere State School Boys

Gracemere State School Boys

The boys from a Gracemere State School camp during 2017

Shelter building

Shelter building

Students from Heights College undertake a shelter building activity on their leadership camp at Coolwaters Holiday Village

Trapping ancestral style

Trapping ancestral style

Carl demonstrates how this bamboo trap from Asia was used in the past to students

Seth having fun

Seth having fun

Seth during the Romp in the Park event in 2018 which celebrates under 8s week

Making a fire

Making a fire

Seth making a fire for the under 8s at Romp in the Park at the Rockhampton Botanic Gardens 2018

Jessie's new best friend

Jessie's new best friend

Jessie having a cuddle with a stumpy tail lizard during the St Lawrence Wetlands day 2018. We had a great time next to Cooberrie Park who have amazing reptiles on display!

Malachi and Micah

Malachi and Micah

Malachi and Micah enjoying the open campfire at the Rockhampton Heritage Village before a session

Capricorn Caves Fossil open day

Capricorn Caves Fossil open day

Malachi can sure draw a crowd! Here he is demonstrating a fire making technique from the past during the open day at the Capricorn Caves in 2017.

Arapuca Bird Trap

Arapuca Bird Trap

Malachi demonstrating how this south american styled bird trap works with some interested onlookers

Hand drill ember

Hand drill ember

The start of a hand drill fire - the baby or the ember which has been created with friction

Coconut leaf weaving

Coconut leaf weaving

Here are some of Malachi's coconut leaf creations that are on display

Shelter detail

Shelter detail

Detail of our travelling shelter and how it is tied together using natural materials

Actual artefact from Gangalu country

Actual artefact from Gangalu country

One of the artefacts found on country at Struck Oil which is in Gangalu country - its amazing to see what our elders created and how it is still in place.

NOMADS Rockhampton

NOMADS Rockhampton

A snapshot of our first NOMADS session held at the Rockhampton Heritage Village

Beauty of fire

Beauty of fire

A beautiful start of a fire - the ember created by hand using friction and natural materials

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