I’ve written before about the ‘You’re deadly’ poster I created a while back. I have created another poster using Glogster. It’s fairly simple as it’s the first one I’ve ever created. I’m sure I’ll get better as I do more. February 2012 Update: The Glogster link has failed. I’m reposting my original poster. You can … Continue reading You’re deadly, I’m deadly. We’re all deadly.
You may have noticed that we’re using the terms “Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander” rather than “Indigenous”. Well some people prefer the term Indigenous, while others prefer Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander. And in the end, I think there is probably as many reasons for one as for the other. Despite this, we have chosen … Continue reading Why not Indigenous?
The 2010 NAIDOC Poster is available from www.naidoc.org.au. The poster was created by Sheree Blackley and is titled Unsung Heroes – Leading Through Example. Description of work: The artwork depicts an Aboriginal mother who is an ‘unsung hero’ leading her children through example, showing that actions can speak louder than words. The dot work illustrates … Continue reading NAIDOC Poster 2010
This teacher’s education resource was produced by the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane to accompany the touring visual arts exhibition, cantchant by Aboriginal artist Vernon Ah Kee. cantchant was also part of the Once Removed exhibition at the Venice Bienale in 2009. You can download a copy of the teacher’s education resource here.
The Map of Aboriginal Australia was developed by Dr David Horton and the Australian Institute of Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) in 1994. I believe that AIATSIS and Dr Horton own the copyright for the map. We recommend that each classroom should have a copy always available for their students. You can purchase the … Continue reading Map of Aboriginal Australia
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
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