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
Students will ask “why can’t we use Aboriginal images?” Particularly if they see the work of artists like Richard Bell, who is deliberate in his appropriation of “western” artists like Lichtenstein or Tillers. “If he’s apppropriating, why can’t we*? Well there are a couple of responses you can offer that may assist students to get … Continue reading Appropriating Aboriginal Art: To Be or Not To Be
Thinking further about “The Australia Book” written by Eve Pownall, it might be worth exploring the artwork of Aboriginal artist Tony Albert. Tony originally comes from Cardwell but now lives and works in Brisbane. He is a member of ProppaNOW artist collective. His work shown at Gallery Smith in Melbourne in 2008, is a re-positioning of … Continue reading Australia Book Pt 2
In our house, the 26th of January is Invasion Day. We do not celebrate or recognise Australia Day. We live in Brisbane, so each year we march. We march to remember those who have marched before us and made our world a better place. We march to remember those who were not able to march. … Continue reading 26/01: What will you teach on "Australia Day"
We acknowledge the traditional owners of this continent, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples, and we acknowledge our families and communities. What is the Critical Classroom? The Critical Classroom is a space that aims to provide dialogue, problem-solving, facilitation and knowledge to classroom teachers embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander knowledges into their classroom. We’ll … Continue reading Welcome to the Critical Classroom