How We See It? Aboriginal Cosmology Symposium


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Presenter:  Multiple presenters (see program)

Date: Feb 21, 2019 to Feb 22, 2019

Time: 8:30am to 4:00pm

Contact person:  Pawinee Yuhun
T: 08 8946 7465
E: pawinee.yuhun@cdu.edu.au

Location:  CDU, Casuarina Campus, Building Blue 2A 1.01

Target audience:  All Welcome.

The Aboriginal Cosmology Symposium will showcase the work undertaken in the field of Aboriginal/Yolngu Cosmology (i.e. the relationship between people, country and laws that set out the realm of experience). It will expand the knowledge base and enhance the capability of Yolngu researchers to address their issues in the public policy debate of the anticipated Djurrwirr Yalu standpoint principles on women and gender, Indigenous education, culture, sexuality and health of Aboriginal people.

Symposium Day 1 – Thursday 21 February

Venue: CDU, Casuarina Campus, Building Blue 2A 1.01

8.30am

Welcome to Country – Ms Bilawara Lee

8.35am

Australian Anthem in Warramirri – Mr Clive Munyarryun

8.40am

College Welcome – Professor Ruth Wallace

8.45am

House Keeping & Introduction of ARC project – Dr Linda Ford

Introduction – Ms Bettina Danganbarr & Mr Clive Munyarryun

Setting the Scene – Mr James Wäluŋ Bukulatjpi (via phone)

9.00am

Keynote:

Women as Mediators in Yolngu Cosmology – Dr Ian McIntosh

10.00am

Morning tea

10.15am

Presentations by:

•             Mr Terry Yumbulul & Ms Clely Yumbulul

•             Ms Brenda Muthamuluwuy

•             Ms Dianne Biritjalawuy

•             Ms Joanne Gondarra, Mr Alvin Balwitjmi Bukulatjpi & Ms Hanna Gondarra

•             Ms Bettina Danganbarr & Mr Henry Burarrwanga

12.00pm

Lunch

13.00pm

A world without Wolmay? Warramiri cosmology structuring the curriculum at Gäwa Christian School – Mr Ben Van Gelderen

13.40pm

Technology and Remote Communities – Ms Marianne St Clair & Mr David Murtagh

14.20pm

Plenary Session

14.50pm

Closed

Symposium Day 2 - Friday 22 February

Venue: CDU, Casuarina Campus, Building Blue 2A 1.01

8.30am

Welcome to Day Two.

Presentations by:

•             Dr Kathy (Gotha) Guthadjaka AM & Mr Colin Baker

•             Dr Waymamba Gaykamangu & Mr Yasunori (Nori) Hayashi

9.45am

Morning tea

10.00am

PARADISEC – digital archive of materials from endangered cultures – Professor Linda Barwick & Ms Jodie Kell

10.40am

Launch of New Ways for Old Ceremonies Repository – Dr Linda Ford, Ms Chloe Ford, Ms Emily Ford, & Ms Nicole Thompson

11.30am

Plenary/ Open Discussion

12.00pm

Lunch

13.00am

Breakout Session & Networking

Some of the presentations will be recorded and uploaded to the Northern Institute's VIMEO Channel after the symposium. 

THIS IS A FREE EVENT.  PLEASE REGISTER YOUR INTEREST TO ATTEND.  LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE.

https://www.cdu.edu.au/northern-institute/events/aboriginal-cosmology-symposium