Deadly Stories: A One-Day Cultural Literacy Workshop On Aboriginal Engagement

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Need a hand with Aboriginal engagement? Here’s a workshop to help you!

Deadly Stories is a one-day cultural literacy workshop designed to grow your understanding and capability in Aboriginal engagement.

Developed in response to feedback from the Waterway Management Twinning program, the day is open to all past and present Twinning program mentees and mentors.


WORKSHOP Agenda:

  1. Be Welcomed onto Wurundjeri Country
  2. LISTEN to personal stories
  3. PARTICIPATE in cultural awareness activities
  4. LEARN how to apply key principles and ways to assess the quality of your engagement

WORKSHOP PRESENTERS:

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Tashara Roberts

Tashara Roberts wears many hats in Central Victoria. Among other things she is an artist, a student, an educator, a volunteer and an activist. Most importantly, she is a proud Queer Aboriginal feminist. She is a descendant of a family with two generations of stolen children; and has familial links to
several mobs here in Victoria, in South Australia and WA.

In her role as Bendigo TAFE Indigenous Engagement officer, Tashara assists Aboriginal students to build capacity to achieve successful outcomes by ensuring her students are supported and engaged
through the creation of employment and further education pathways.

She also engages with the Aboriginal community to create solutions for Indigenous employers and employment opportunities for Aboriginal people.

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Ange Jeffery

Ange Jeffery is a northern Wiradjuri Woman who grew up on Country at Geurie NSW.  She is river person and her river is Wambuul (the Macquarie River).  Ange currently works for Glenelg Hopkins CMA as the Partnerships Projects Coordinator working with Traditional Owners and Aboriginal community on their aspirations and goals for Country.  Ange also volunteers at her local Aboriginal community gather place Caracaramigen, and she and her partner do Kinship Care so doesn’t get much free time.


WHEN & WHERE:

Date: Monday, 29th October
Time: 10am – 4.30pm
Location: Arthur Rylah Institute, 123 Brown St. Heidelberg (10mins walk from Heidelberg Station)

Please share your expression of interest by filling the form below if you wish to attend the event:

Places are limited to 40 people so please let us know early to avoid missing out.

To show due respect to presenters, attendance is only open to participants who commit to attendance for the entire day. We respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Country and pay our respects to their Elders past, present & future.

We hope to see you there!


Event Sponsors:

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