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 Island 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.
Women, Law and Culture
Tuesday 7th August, 10.30am – 11.30am, Owen J. Wordsworth Room, S Block, Level 12, Gardens Point campus
Hear from Queensland’s first Indigenous solicitor and magistrate, Jacqui Payne, who raised six children while pursuing her legal career. Stay tuned for more details coming soon
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
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? Seats are limited register your attendance here
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. Limited places available, register here for Kelvin Grove campus workshops and here for Gardens Point campus workshops
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 2018 @ QUT: Because Of Her We Can