Strehlow Conference 2014 – Where do we go from here?

Australia is currently going through an unprecedented period of change in its attitude to its Indigenous people and their cultures, opening up exciting new possibilities for everyone. The quality of change and the extent to which it is embraced by the population at large, will depend in the first instance upon reliable information about what has been attempted in the past, both what has succeeded and what has failed – yet getting this information is not always easy.

Drawing upon the extensive resources of the Strehlow Research Centre, this conference is intended to offer everyone interested in this topic new information and approaches, with a mix of sessions to suit expert and layman alike. Papers by veterans of many years’ experience will be offered in the areas of language and literature, law, religion, health, history, story telling, anthropology, and cultural mapping, stimulating new ways of approaching old themes, and bringing together matters often viewed in isolation, or dominated by special interest groups.

For further information contact John Strehlow, email: [email protected], or see the Araluen website. Tickets through Araluen box office: 8951 1122

2426 September 2014
9am – 4pm
Witchetty's, Araluen Arts Centre, Larapinta Drive
Whole Conference: $330