Documenting of Dhuwa Funeral Ceremony for The Mapping and Songlines Projects In 2013 Liz Thompson travelled with SharingStories board member and senior Liya-dhälinymirr Djambarrpuyŋu cultural custodian Yingiya Guyula to assist in the documentation of a funeral ceremony for the Dhuwa Clans of North East Arnhem Land in Gapuwiyak. This work was for the community who…
In 2013 SharingStories Digital Storytelling Program commenced with Yirrkala Homelands School in North East Arnhem Land and involved running Digital Storytelling Workshops with several remote homeland schools.
Recently we were asked by Kristina Karasulas, the Cultural Development Officer at Redfern Community Centre, to run a workshop for local Indigenous young people, showing them the work that has been produced as a result of the SharingStories workshops as well as the resources we use to achieve curriculum outcomes whilst supporting digital literacy acquisition.…
SharingStories at the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care(SNAICC) Film Festival
SharingStories was recently asked by the Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care (SNAICC) to provide some films for a screening they held in conjunction with a major conference in Cairns. We provided several films for the night and received the following communication from SNAICC.
Students from Jilkminggan School who have participated in SharingStories Digital Storytelling workshops for over four years, visited Sydney and came out to Kuringai National Park to visit Liz Thompson and Julie Ryan who both live in local communities there.
In April this year John Darraga Watson launched his autobiography Never Stand Still.
In April 2012 ancestral bones of three people were returned to the Nyikina Mangala people for burial in their Country.
SharingStories teamed up with partner organisations to deliver a workshop to trial the new Language Lightbox tool.