Gayip is the Woiwurrung word for 'Corroboree'.
In earlier times Gayip involved an inter-clan gathering of related Aboriginal groups who used this time to advance their own spirituality, peace and unity through such means as:
The prayer and reflection services herein are offered as Gayip-type experiences that schools might use and adapt for their particular contexts and circumstances. In making use of these services, a highly recommended practice based on traditional Aboriginal custom is to acknowledge the traditional owners of the land on which you gather.
Information, text files and Quick Time audio/image files about Reconciliation Gayip, an event celebrated by Catholic Schools in the Archdiocese of Melbourne in May 2001.