Home' The Dreaming : The Dreaming Programme 2009 Contents A MORAL OBLIGATION OR SIMPLY
Clarence Slockee and Mathew Doyle, both NAISDA Graduates,
combine their knowledge of cultural dance, customary
protocols and music, to educate and welcome both the young
and the old through the process of `Welcome to Country’. A
fascinating, informative and insightful forum.
MON AlterNative Lounge 10:00AM
BREAKFAST WITH CHRIS
Chris Sarra is now the Executive Director of the Indigenous
Education Leadership Institute, which is pursuing improved
educational outcomes for Indigenous children through
engagement with principals, teachers, community leaders and
Government. A passionate orator with a wealth of knowledge
and a great way to kick start your day.
SUN Little Blak Duck 8:30AM
CUSTOMARY WAYS DURING PEACE
Since the tensions of 2006, the Solomon Islands are restoring,
rebuilding and regrouping. Elder and knowledge man Henry
Isa, has seen and experienced many of these cultural changes
since World War II. Join Henry Isa for this candid and insightful
SUN AlterNative Lounge 12:30PM
Join Artistic Director Rhoda Roberts, Jinibara Elder, Noel Blair
and member of the Dreaming Festival Board, Michael Williams
to find out more about our Dreaming, its vision and future. We
want to hear from you, what works, what needs improvement
and what would you change? A fascinating foray into festivals.
MON Dingo Shed 3:00PM
FLEXIBILITY IN THE DANCE
While definitions of what constitutes contemporary dance are
dependent on a number of political and social areas, one thing
is certain; every dance, no matter what style, has something
in common. Indigenous dance practice has evolved and is
so much more than the classical steps. Join Vicki Van Hout,
Cecilia Geissier, Jo Clancy and Rosalee Pearson as they talk on
a subject dear to their heart and soul.
SAT AlterNative Lounge 3:35PM
Photographers Wayne Quilliam and Sarah George discuss
the sensitivities in the use of Indigenous images and working
with communities. Both speakers have extensive experience
and knowledge in the exhibiting of Indigenous images and
the sensitivities about protocols and processes involved.
Photography: is it art or ethnographic material? Join them in
this fascinating discussion.
SAT Dingo Shed 10:45AM
Fraser Island (Kgari) is a world heritage listed site and
known as the largest sand island. Named after Captain and
Eliza Fraser who were shipwrecked in the 1800s, it’s home
to the Batjala peoples. Cindy Singho tells us about her
Kgari (meaning ‘paradise’) and an exciting new tour that is
SUN Little Blak Duck 12:20PM
KOLOUR, KULTURE AND KINSHIP -THE
What does it mean personally to identify as being Indigenous?
With a growing awareness of culture and more and more
Australians discovering their ancestry, a number of sensitive
issues have arisen. Join Debby Taylor, Cindy Singho and
Anthony Newcastle for a provocative and insightful forum on
the complexities of kinship systems, heritage and kolour.
SAT AlterNative Lounge 10:00AM
KURIL DHGAUN: THE ART OF
Kuril Dhgaun: The Art of Books
A conversation with Nadine McDonald-Dowd, about what
can occur in libraries and the resources available: its much,
much more than just reading and borrowing books.
SAT Little Blak Duck 1:45PM
LANDSCAPING: FINDING THE
Intensification of urban settlements has not only affected
the natural and built environment, but also severely
affected the relationship Indigenous people have to
traditional resources, landscapes and other sites of
significance. One of the complexities of a designer is to
conceive how urban design can compliment cultural and
environmental landscape balance. Meet two masters of
the trade, Alison Page and Dillon Kombumerri.
MON Little Blak Duck 4:00PM
Join international film makers, producers and actors - Deb
Mailman, Rachael Maza Long, Lavinia Kingi, Chloe Campero
and Toby Mills - as they discuss the nature of telling stories
on the big screen and the process along the way.
MON Little Blak Duck 2:30PM
MAKING THEIR MARK
Meet these extraordinary women; Letila Mitchell, Lee-Anne
Buckskin, Denise Bolduc and Alicia Jones, who work across
the globe advocating arts, equality, culture, economics
and pride of place, whilst wearing many hats across many
organisations and many art forms. Bringing together a
collective powerhouse of experience, in the many facets of
creativity and its lofty endevours.
MON Little Blak Duck 1:00PM
Hear from legendary Australian songwriters, Don Walker
(Cold Chisel), music producers Stephen Foster and Fred
Gesha and Sally Howland from APRA, as they discuss the
art of composing a song, from creating the lyrics to ‘getting
it down and out there’ and once you have the song, how
do you deliver it to the world and keep the copyright.
Great tips from Industry professionals.
SAT Dingo Shed 1:45PM
At the turn of the century, dealing with the native problem
was a common debate internationally. In Australia groups
were placed on missions, in Canada it was the reservations
where the terminology of status and non-status saw
families divided. This evocative forum revisits the many
policies of mixed marriages and their affect on kinship
lines. Join guests, Denise Bolduc, Rachael Maza Long, Lee-
Anne Buckskin and Tom Long.
SUN AlterNative Lounge 3:30PM
MY FAVOURITE FIVE
What’s your favorite five books? Hear from our avid
readers, writers, published authors, Bobbie McLeod, Herb
Wharton and Judy Watson as they discuss old classics and
some new works. A must hear for those book enthusiasts
who savour a good read. Join our guest wordsmiths, in a
lively forum that takes us beneath the front cover.
MON AlterNative Lounge 11:30AM
DISCOVERING THEIR ANCESTRY,
A NUMBER OF SENSITIVE ISSUES
feathers ochres totems message sticks moiety ta moko smudging shells tapa buckskin beads
moiety kinship scarring waka longhouse trochus pigments carving cleansing corroboree trochus
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