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Two Worlds: Tales from the Rainbow Track - Part 2

“Originality has nothing to do with producing something ’new’ – it is about seeking the source, the primordial ground from which you draw and have always drawn your being. 1,085 more words


Two Worlds: Tales from the Rainbow Track - Part 1

The Dreamings are our ancestors, no matter if they are fish, birds, men, women, animals, wind or rain. It was these Dreamings that made our Law. 2,775 more words


from little things, big things grow

paul kelly and kev carmody’s, ‘from little things, big things grow’ chronicles the struggle of the gurindji people in the northern territory of australia. a māori friend of mine introduced this song to me after she spent some time on a writer’s residency in australia. 238 more words


Precious documents: 1840s children's letters and contemporary children's book.

Today I came across two separate articles about written records of two different Australian languages. The documents are separated by a century and a half; with the earlier written by children from Kaurna country and the contemporary written for Warrgamay children. 158 more words

alzarghit reblogged this on Kaizen-Dialogues and commented:

"My mala love to clap". Sometimes we need to use children's language to remember why we use language

Come Away To The Water

He’s choking.

He’s quite literally choking, hands clawing at his throat. He thins he might be trying to rip the skin of his throat open with his nails, rip his voice box out, just so he can breathe. 952 more words


Chances Are, You Don't Know Anything About Us

Aboriginal Australians.

You know? The native peoples of Australia? The group of peoples with the longest ongoing culture? Blackfellas? The peoples I am a part of? 734 more words