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Framing Aboriginal Lives

On Wednesday 18 July 2012, Peter Read (The University of Sydney) and Julia Torpey (The Australian National University) presented research from two projects (History of Aboriginal Sydney and Deepening Histories of Place) in a paper entitled “Framing Aboriginal Lives: A view from the Easy Coast”. The session was chaired by Ann McGrath. Abstract In this […]

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Aboriginal Music Day

Our Music, Performing Place, Listening to Sydney will be be held on 30 June 2012. It is a premier event of Aboriginal storytelling and musical exploration, hosted by the Sydney Conservatorium, The University of Sydney and The Australia National University. This day-long event is an opportunity for both established and emerging Aboriginal musicians who call […]

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Review: Blue Mountains Dreaming

Blue Mountains Dreaming: The Aboriginal Heritage (Second Edition) Edited by Eugene Stockton and John Merriman 255 pp, Blue Mountain Educational and Research Trust, Lawson, 2009 ISBN 9780646503868 $60.00 I (RP) recall the first edition of Blue Mountains Dreaming published in 1993.   It was a delight then to see the disparate knowledge of Aboriginal heritage for the […]

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Victorian College of the Arts

Some Notes From Short Film Courses at the University of Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts (School of Film and Television) In January 2012 a few members of the Deepening Histories Project team, Julia, Mary Anne and myself , attended some short courses at the University of Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts (School of […]

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Culture Camp, Bents Basin

‘Deepening Histories’ project team members (left to right of first photo after map) Julia Torpey, Ann McGrath and Peter Read attended the ‘Living Country Culture Camp’ at Bent’s Basin in the Blue Mountains. Peter’s team filmed this family event, which included speeches by Elders, canoe trips and great musical performances. It was perfect weather for […]

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