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Barambah Pottery exhibition

kuril dhagun‘s new community exhibition Barambah<>Cherbourg<>Art<>Craft opened at the State Library on the 10th of December. Initiated by The Ration Shed Museum in Cherbourg the exhibition showcases the creative diversity and historic production of Barambah Pottery. The Cherbourg pottery workshop utilised clay from the local Barambah creek and operated as a commercial venture from 1969 to … Read more

New IKC Coordinator for Aurukun

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Priscilla Blanco recently joined the team at Aurukun Shire Council as coordinator of Council’s Wik Mungkan Indigenous Knowledge Centre. From Aurukun’s Winchanam clan, Priscilla spent most of her childhood holidays in Aurukun as her grandfather, William Hudson, was a stockman who worked in the community and its outstations. Priscilla’s first day coincided with the Centre’s … Read more

NGA International Indigenous fellowship reflections

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Written by Freja Carmichael. This year my birthday was unforgettable, it was spent flying across the world to undertake the 2016 National Gallery of Australia Indigenous Arts fellowship at the Contemporary Aboriginal Art Museum Utrecht (AAMU). The opportunity was offered as part of the Wesfarmers Arts Indigenous Fellowship program which was established in 2009 by … Read more

Little Ones Museum Cherbourg

Uncle Rocco Langton with some 'little ones' in front of their map of Cherbourg. Photo by Amanda Hayman.

The Little Ones Museum opened in Cherbourg last Thursday at the community run historical and cultural centre, The Ration Shed. kuril dhagun Manager Amanda Hayman and myself were there to help celebrate the efforts of these mini curators. Uncle Rocco Langton with some ‘little ones’ in front of their map of Cherbourg. Photo by Amanda … Read more