Let’s Listen, Let’s Yarn

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.

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