Karen Dorante speaks to Aunty Sandra Delaney and Kado Muir who are in the process of awakening their languages on country.
Image by AIATSIS – Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies map of Indigenous Australia
Bourke in far northwest of NSW was once described by the Sydney Morning Herald in 2013 as the most dangerous place in the world because of high crime rates. Around the same time a community-led justice project started up to address the over-representation of Indigenous people in the legal system by targeting the underlying factors leading to offending behaviour. The project, Maranguka reversed crime rates and according to a KPMG study saved governments millions of dollars.We speak to the chief executive officer, Alistair Ferguson.
Image by Meepoohfotos at FreeDigitalPhotos.net
Today on Let’s Talk a post-Oscar wrap as Karen Dorante yarns with the Wild Black Women Angelina Hurley and Chelsea Bond talking about the faux pas and highlights from the academy awards.
Cameron Costello from the Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) talks about the future prospects for traditional owners of Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island) as they work with locals, business and UQ to create a new economies and employment opportunities as sandmining winds up on the island. An agreement was signed last week between QYAC, the State Government and Sibelco to rehabilitate the mines on the island.
Image: (L to R) Cameron Costello, CEO of QYAC, Deputy Premier Jackie Trad and Sibelco chief executive Tom Cutbush at the agreement signing.
WBW yarn Blak movies with Bryan & Tanya.
Undermined – Tales from the Kimberley follows the stories of four traditional owners who share common concerns about the way politics and big business are squeezing them out of their land and economic opportunities for their people. Award-winning director Nicholas Wrathall and Bardi man, Albert Wiggan, who appears in the film say they don’t want to see the Murray Darling Basin fiasco repeated in the Kimberley.
Today on Let’s Talk we catch up with Nadine Hunt (pictured with Assoc Prof Ray Lovett), one of the community researchers involved in the Mayi Kuwayu Study of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing which is gathering information about the wellbeing of our people and connection to culture.
Today on Let’s Talk, Chris Graham from New Matilda discussing his Outback Tour from Brisbane to Broken Hill.
A special Wild Black Women episode see Angelina and Chelsea joined by brothers Leon (Afie) Filewood and Dr David Singh to discuss a thought-provoking discussion between Nikki Giovanni and James Baldwin as they tackle Black Love, Black Masculinity and the embodied consequences of racism upon the Black household. Plus a rocking soundtrack on point.
View the Giovanni-Baldwin interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZmBy7C9gHQ
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Raymond Weatherall from the Gamilaraay Nation in Northern NSW and Southern Qld. We talked about his involvement in the anti-Coal Seam Gas movement in NSW on his country.