Wirreanda Park reconciliation mural
At Wirreanda Park in 2012, three hairpin honeysuckle banksias were planted and a mural created by Heather Johnston and Gubbi Gubbi elder Lyndon Davis was installed
Buderim means hairpin honeysuckle banksia in Gubbi Gubbi language. To celebrate Buderim’s indigenous heritage, and as an act of reconciliation, three hairpin honeysuckle Banskias (banksia spinulosa var. collina) were planted near the shelter shed on Sorry Day xx May 2012.
The hairpin honeysuckle banksias were planted by xxxxxx Eggmolesse (xxxxxxxx xxx) and Robin Wells, author of In the Tracks of a rainbow: indigenous culture and legends of the Sunshine Coast, illustrated by David Jones, Guillirae Books 2003.
The mural features a winding path of black and white footsteps walking together – a symbol of reconciliation. on one side of the path is a profussion of flowing hairpin honeysuckle banksia, the work of Heather Johnston. On the other side of the path, Gubbi Gubi elder and artist Lyndon Davis has depicted a local indigenous story …