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Who’s your mob? wraps up for 2018

Over the last 18 months kuril dhagun has delivered Indigenous Family History workshops with Kathy Frankland from Community and Personal Histories (Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships). The series has been offered through four workshops on the first Saturday of each month. Introduction to Indigenous Family History has been one of the most … Read more

Happy Clancestry Week!


Our friends and neighbours at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) have a massive week of programming as Clancestry  goes into full swing. Once again kuril dhagun was very happy to take part in the Living Histories project curated by former kuril dhagun Manager,  the beautiful Nadine McDonald-Dowd. This year’s theme is ‘A moment in time’.  It brought together … Read more

Living Histories project


Blog by Perry Tracey-Mooney. The Living Histories project is about capturing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders stories and presenting them to an audience as a part of Clancestry. You might remember the very large scale portraits of Indigenous Elders on display in the QPAC tunnel for several months last year. This was the outcome for … Read more

kuril dhagun Tours

kuril dhagun offer educational tours each week. This is an opportunity to have some face-to-face conversations with kuril dhagun staff members and learn about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture.   A Thousand Footprints Every Tuesday afternoon, kuril dhagun’s curator – Katina Davidson facilitates A Thousand Footprints tour. Katina gives an insight into how the … Read more

Happy Clancestry week!

Our friends at QPAC have pulled together another great festival program for this year’s Clancestry, A Celebration of Country. This annual festival celebrates the arts and cultural practices of the world’s First Nations Peoples with a particular focus on Australia’s Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders. There are some amazing events and best of all, they … Read more

Deepen the Conversation: A Burning Landscape

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Coming up in February, Deepen the Conversation will explode the myth that pre-European settlement Australia was an untamed wilderness, revealing the complex, country-wide systems of land management used by Aboriginal people. Join Kate Evans (ABC Radio National) in conversation with Historian Bill Gammage as they discuss how Aboriginal people understood and shaped this historical landscape, … Read more