SEMINAR: Indigenous Beliefs About Little People in Darwin


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Presenter:  Dr Curtis Roman

Date: Jul 20, 2018

Time: 12:30pm to 1:15pm

Contact person:  Dr Curtis Roman
T: (08) 8946 6067
E: ifas.events@cdu.edu.au

Location:  Blue 2.1.51, CDU Casuarina Campus

Indigenous people from all over Australia live in Darwin. These people come from remote communities around the NT and urban areas and cities from all over Australia. Despite coming from all over Australia, these people will often have consistent stories about Little People. This seminar will provide information about Indigenous people’s beliefs in Little People and will show the consistencies in beliefs, stories, experiences and descriptions about Little People that exist among Indigenous people living in Darwin.

The seminar is based on a paper that the presenter is publishing in an academic journal.

Dr Curtis Roman
Dr Curtis Roman is a Larrakia man born and raised on Larrakia land. He is the first Indigenous man to be awarded a PhD from CDU and the first and only Larrakia person to be awarded a PhD from CDU. He has taught at higher education level in Indigenous Studies, education, anthropology and human resource management and has published in Indigenous leadership, Indigenous health care, Indigenous protocols and qualitative research. He currently spends much of his time supervising students from a range of different backgrounds conducting PhD research on Indigenous topics.