In celebration of the inaugural Quandamooka Festival, Council is hosting six ‘Let’s listen, Let’s yarn’ speakers forums. With a great line-up of noted speakers and local experts, the forums will be interactive discussions about Aboriginal issues held at the Learning Centre, Cnr Welsby Street and Mitchell Crescent, Dunwich:
Saturday 22 August
Art – Yes it is MY Story
The challenges, processes, definitions and identity of Aboriginal art.
Aunties Yarnin: Reflections on growing up on the Island
Quandamooka Aunties share their treasured memories
Tellin’ Our Stories Our Way
Writing and sharing a good yarn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander business.
Saturday 12 September 2015
Sport: The great Australian equaliser?
The role sport plays in reconciliation, the challenges of being an elite Aboriginal athlete and how we celebrate that success.
United and divided: the challenges of Aboriginal business in politics
Current Aboriginal issues and the role politics can play.
“So, what’s this then….uuhh?”
Tackling big issues through performing arts
The full speaker’s line-up will be released closer to the event so keep and eye on Council’s What’s On calendar for details.