Celebrating Australia’s First Nation community, culture and talent at QUT. Which Way? Murri-Ailan Way
This year’s National Aboriginal and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) theme “Because Of Her, We Can!” celebrates the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make – to our communities, our families, our rich history and our nation. Come and be a part of this free and all-inclusive event as we put Indigenous women to the front with a variety of traditional and contemporary performers, hands-on workshops, bushfood tasting and discussions.
Storyline of Women, Law & Culture
Tuesday 7th August, 10.30am – 11.30am, Owen J. Wordsworth Room, S Block, Level 12, Gardens Point campus
QUT Faculty of Law is bringing 'Storylines of Women, Law & Culture' to life, hear from an all- Indigenous female panel who have carved out their own paths and continue to campaign for change in the law and justice systems. Panellists include QUT Alumni: Magistrate Jacqui Payne, Cassie Lang, Stephanie Parkin and Allison Boland. Seats are limited register your attendance here
Paperbark: First Nation Narratives with Dr Anita Heiss
Wednesday 8th August, 10.30am – 11.45am, HiQ Activity Room QUT Library, Level 1 Kelvin Grove campus
The QUT Library brings you Paperbark: First Nation Narratives with Dr Anita Heiss. Join us for a morning with award winning Wiradjuri author, poet and social commentator Dr Anita Heiss – author of Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, Tiddas, and Am I Black Enough For You? This event is sold out, to join the waiting list email firstname.lastname@example.org
Murri-Ailan Way Kelvin Grove
Wednesday 8th August, 10am – 2pm, A Block Lawn, Kelvin Grove campus
The day will be a vibrant festival of Australia’s rich Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture with traditional dances and dance workshops, basket weaving, bush food tasting and art workshops.
Lino-cutting workshops with Delvene Cockatoo-Collins
Renowned textile and ceramics artist and 2018 Commonwealth Games medal designer Delvene Cockatoo-Collins will be doing a lino-cutting workshop across both campuses. This event is sold out, to join the waiting list email email@example.com
Murri-Ailan Way Gardens Point
Thursday 9th August, 3pm – 7pm, Goodwill Lawn, Gardens Point campus
Taking place at QUT’s city campus put on a jumper and come down to the dusk markets, there’ll be traditional food, traditional dances and dance workshops, basket weaving, market stalls and artwork shops.
Murri-Ailan Way Botanic Bar
Friday 10th August, 7.30pm, QUT Botanic Bar, Gardens Point campus
Hear the hypnotic voices of Triple J National Indigenous Music Award winner, Thelma Plum. Supported by up and coming Brissy band The Ancient Bloods, it’s free!!!
Murri-Ailan Way 2018 @ QUT: Because Of Her, We Can!
Aunty Edna's basket weaving
Photo of Anita Heiss by Amanda James
Storylines of Women, Law & Culture
Yulu Burri Ba Dance Workshop
Delvene Cockatoo-Collins Linocutting workshop