If you’ve been away for a while, you will have noticed that a lot of the blog categories have changed. I’ve added categories to the top menu bar in an attempt to make finding older posts easier. I think I’m on the right track, but I have a looooong way to go before I’m even … Continue reading Changing categories for a new framework
Dr Sandra Phillips, currently at the Creative Industries faculty at Queensland University of Technology, writes and researches in the areas of literature and publishing, Indigenous literature and the field of Indigenous Studies. In the Convictions and Connections: Australian Theatre Forum 2011 presentation below,
Have you seen the ArtBank 2020 series where prominent Australians look at artists from the ArtBank collection? Here is a video we wanted to draw your attention to. Wesley Enoch, deadly Stradbroke Island man, and Artistic Director of the Queensland Theatre Company, discusses his passion for the art of Aboriginal artist Gordon Bennett. His mix … Continue reading The Art of Gordon Bennett
The 2011 NAIDOC Poster is available from www.naidoc.org.au. The poster was created by Matthew Humphries and is titled Road to Change. Description of work: A First Australian family link hands as they step out on the road to change – proud of who they are, encouraged by what has already been achieved and united in … Continue reading 2011 NAIDOC Poster is available to order
32/365 Blak History Month poster Originally uploaded by leesawatego Last week I ordered a poster created by Aboriginal artist Sam Cook from Redbubble. Australian Blak History Month is a very grassroots celebration of history, people, events, stories from a Blak perspective. I have written about it elsewhere on this blog, and there is a link … Continue reading Blak History Month Poster
Earlier in the year I headed off to the launch of a partnership between the CSIRO, as part of their Indigenous Engagement Strategy and Education Queensland – P-3 Indigenous Science project. Teachers are trained to deliver Indigenous perspectives in their science curriculum for the early years. Here are my images from the evening. As part … Continue reading Indigenous Science in P-3 Project with CSIRO
Popped into Our Lady of Mount Carmel school yesterday at Waterloo, Sydney and spied Part 1 of the Indigenous Australians Educational supplement from the Sydney Morning Herald. Looked pretty deadly too. The Sydney Morning Herald have also provided a number of online resources for teachers. Click here to access them. Have contacted SMH to see … Continue reading Free Resources from the Sydney Morning Herald
The Indigenous Studies Research Network at Queensland University of Technology publish the International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies. With authors from around the world, this resources is a must for your own professional development. All issues are currently available free as downloadable pdf.
The third of our Easter holiday Indigenous education resource producer series – checkout Sharing Culture. Qld based, but Yolngu culture, this deadly family produce CD-Roms for literacy, art, language, culture learning. These look great – and are very reasonably priced too!
This article this morning announced that all ACT schools with be teaching Ngunnawa landcare knowledge. Wow! What a fantastic initiative. The biggest hurdles I would anticipate would be ensuring that schools are provided with the budget to ensure that Ngunnawa teachers are paid appropriate wages and ensuring that there are enough teachers to be able … Continue reading ACT Schools teaching Aboriginal landcare knowledge