Redfern Speech 25 years on

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Redfern Speech. On 10 December 1992, the launch of the International Year of the Word’s Indigenous People took place in Redfern Park. The most notable event of the day was the speech Read More

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Gapu–Monuk Saltwater - Journey to Sea Country

The exhibition Gapu-Monuk Saltwater – Journey to Sea Country, recognising Indigenous Sea Rights, will be an acknowledgement of the significant and stunning story of the Yolŋu people of northeast Arnhem Land and their fight for recognition of Indigenous Sea Rights Read More

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ONES COUNTRY

ONES COUNTRY – the spine of our stories is a brand-new triple bill, performed within the immersive, industrial surrounds of Carriageworks. These three diverse works bring together the choreographic talents of Bangarra dancers Elma Kris, Nicola Sabatino, Kaine Sultan-Babij, and Read More

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Whale Festival 2017

Celebrate the annual Gawura (Eora word for whale) migration season with a day of interpretive stories and dance inspired by a series of distinctive engravings, carved thousands of years ago into the landscape around Vaucluse House. The Gawura migration signifies Read More

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Koori collection at City libraries

Bujari gamarruwa means ‘good day’ in the Gadigal language. The City acknowledges the Gadigal or the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of this place we now call Sydney. Did you know the word Koori comes from the Awabakal language Read More

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Tree of Knowledge

Acclaimed Indigenous artist Christian Thompson brings song, spoken word, sculpture and video together in the performance Tree of Knowledge as part of the Liveworks Festival 2017. Dreams, memories and aspirations are transformed into surreal gestures. When: 19-22 October 2017 Where: Read More

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Talking Deadly with Jodi Edwards

Join PhD Candidate Jodi Edwards for Talking Deadly: Indigenous Voices at the State Library of NSW as she discusses her fascinating research on the continuity of culture in the Yuin and Dharawal Nations in the areas of Language, Performance, Possum Read More

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Sand Song at Barangaroo

Aimed at children 5-12 and their parents or carers, Sand Song tells the story of ‘Cheeky Brolga stealing Emu’s egg’, which is the Gammilleroi Dreaming story of the ‘First Sun’ – the first time the sun’s light shone on Australia. Read More

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NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout 2017

Teams from all over New South Wales will be competing in the annual NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout in Sydney from 29 September to 2 October 2017. This annual event has importance as a cultural vehicle and event for Aboriginal Read More

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This is your black lIfe: Kodie Vs Colin

Have you ever been told you’re good looking for an Aboriginal? Have cab drivers driven straight past you? When you turn 40, do you qualify for elder status and free cups of tea? These are the hard-hitting questions Cope ST’s Read More

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