Here is the “Too Deadly” poster for the Easter & Christmas books (and probably many of the books we’ll publish in the future). It was actually quite difficult to create this poster, not because it is a feat of design wonder, but because I was confused about how to define “deadly”. Deadly is all of … Continue reading You’re Deadly!
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
Have just uploaded a timeline with 2010 dates for the Easter celebration for Easter is Deadly. You can use this one-page A4 sheet (either black & white or coloured). Don’t forget – you can embed these documents into your own class wiki or blog using the code next to the slides on slideshare. (Originally posted … Continue reading Easter is deadly – Timeline (Free!)
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
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
A new resource for teachers – A calendar of special days for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Australians. I’ve created it as a Google Calendar so everyone can access it. I’ll be uploading a month at a time at this stage. Here is a run down of February events in the calendar (with some links). … Continue reading Indigenous special days calendar
Had a yarn with a deadly young Murri yesterday. He’s worked in schools & is currently working in criminal justice. He was reminiscing about his time in schools in Logan. Too many of the schools & teachers thought that implementing Indigenous perspectives was to – add in some traditional sports on sports day or find … Continue reading How can we work for you?
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
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
Christmas is deadly decorations 1 Originally uploaded by leesawatego I used the images from our Christmas is Deadly book to create these Christmas decorations for the tree. Perfect for younger people when you enlarge them. Easy steps – 1. Go to Christmas is Deadly book 2. Enlarged the images (to A3) 3. Colour them in … Continue reading Christmas is deadly decorations 1