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Tag: Aboriginal culture

Lauren Freestone finds her connection to country

Based on Awabakal land, Indigenous artist Lauren Freestone is finding peace painting of her connection to country.

Newcastle author introduces children to Aboriginal language, culture

A children’s book penned by Gamilaroi and Weilwun woman Cherie Johnson will feature local Worrimai language to introduce kids to Aboriginal culture and storytelling.

Newcastle to host ‘Ngarrama’ pre-Australia Day event

Newcastle will host its first pre-Australia Day Indigenous event 'Ngarrama' on 25 January at King Edward Park.

Stolen Generations survivors to be compensated

Stolen Generations survivors in the territories will each receive $75,000 in compensation for being ripped from their families as children.

Chloe’s turning Indigenous culture into child’s play

Every time she picks up a paintbrush Chloe Sumner has one goal in mind - to share her culture with the next generation. Through her business ‘Barka Arts’, the talented 29-year-old has found...

New circular tourism set to Go

Dr Phoebe Everingham and Newcastle Greens candidate Sinead Francis-Coan are fast becoming the city’s off the beaten track tour taste-testers. Combining their extensive overseas travel experience with insider local knowledge , the pair...

Early literacy program facilitates culture connections

Storytime sessions at Newcastle Libraries are helping to introduce local families to indigenous perspectives on early learning. Newcastle Libraries has collaborated with Rainbow Crow Cultural Collective on an innovative program that transforms its...
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