Tag Archive: Yorta Yorta

Collaborations between culture and science: Yorta Yorta projects

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It is almost a year since I headed to Shepparton on a Jawun secondment to work with the Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC). My role was to help them to develop their social… Continue reading

Ways of walking, ways of talking

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I have been contemplating an online chat I had a while ago with good friend Linda Carroli, who has been exploring suburban environments through a range of lenses, including walking and fieldwork. Linda… Continue reading

Sun rising

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Sun rising through river red gums Blinds my vision of the road A pause After traversing the dawn Flood plain country Green from early winters rain Thoughts linger on moments past Of friends… Continue reading

Jawun update

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It has been a while since I have posted a blog about my Jawun secondment with Yorta Yorta Nation Aboriginal Corporation (YYNAC). This past week we launched the facebook page and had a… Continue reading

Seeing with both eyes : Indigenous knowledge and sustainability

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Since I posted Videos of Yorta Yorta Country yesterday, I have come across some other really interesting pieces of information which relate strongly to Indigenous connections to landscape, embodiment and identity that I… Continue reading

Videos from Yorta Yorta Country

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In this post, I would like to feature some of the great videos about Yorta Yorta culture online. This video titled From Dhungala with love by Sharon Atkinson and filmed by Rochelle Patten is… Continue reading

Kaiela Dreaming at Cumeragunja

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In this post I would like to encourage people to support a very worthy project being organised by Sharon Aktinson and the Torch Project. The project is titled Kaiela Dreaming multimedia art installation and… Continue reading

Week 3 (and a bit) round up – Jawun

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It is hard to believe that we are already more than half way through the secondment.  Time seems to be flying by. This week I would like to start by acknowledging Sorry Day,… Continue reading

Jawun Secondment: Week 2 Round-up

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The past week has been a week of learning and sharing. I am not sure where to start with this post as so much has happened. Although I only spent two days in… Continue reading

Unity Cup

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On Saturday we were very privileged to be invited to attend one of the major events in the Yorta Yorta community calendar,  the Unity Cup. The event was held at the Rumbalara Football… Continue reading