7 Reasons I like critical theory for Indigenous studies

As a free-range scholar & educator, I tend to go off course a bit occasionally (well – maybe more than occasionally). I’ve recently re-discovered critical theory when preparing a guest lecture for QCA1213 Indigenous Art, Protocols and Practices unit at Queensland College of Art – Griffith University. 7 Reasons to Like Critical Theory It challenges accepted … Continue reading 7 Reasons I like critical theory for Indigenous studies

Special Days Calendar – March events now added

New Events added for Feb/March – 24 February 2010 – Putsch by proppaNOW Aboriginal Artist’s Collective Their first group exhibition outside of Queensland and as part of the Adelaide Festival, Putsch opened on February 24th 2010 at Tandanya Cultural Centre. 16 March 1995 – The High Court decides against Western Australia’s constitutional challenge to the … Continue reading Special Days Calendar – March events now added

Every Queensland school to teach Indigenous culture

Last month an article was published discussing a new policy to incorporate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture into all Queensland schools. The article received some minor coverage and prompted a few comments from readers of the Courier Mail – the comments were for me disappointing but really not surprising. I’d like to contribute some discussionFirstly, the teaching … Continue reading Every Queensland school to teach Indigenous culture

Blacklines Free Resources Great Moments In Blakistory Quiz 1

Check out this SlideShare Presentation: Blacklines Free Resources Great Moments In Blakistory Quiz 1 View more presentations from Leesa Watego. Using Sam Cook’s Great Moment’s In Blakistory Fact Sheets (see last post), I created a Quiz using PowerPoint. You need to have the Fact Sheets to answer the questions. I suggest that you create a … Continue reading Blacklines Free Resources Great Moments In Blakistory Quiz 1

Black History Month 2009

2008 saw the creation of Blak History Month in Australia. Ms Sam Cook from Kiss My Blak Arts declared it, create a poster and shared the idea and vision. Through social network sites like Facebook and Twitter, Australia’s Blak History Month has slowly but steadily grown.The next few posts will feature some of these resources. … Continue reading Black History Month 2009