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A Gift from Country: Victorian Aboriginal Culture Workshop

Last minute tickets available!

Join Annette Sax, Taungurung Early Childhood Consultant, Artist and Storyteller in an interactive Aboriginal Professional Development Workshop

Participants will create a ‘Gift from Country’ using natural and recycled materials. Be inspired by the contemporary Aboriginal children’s book Yurri’s Birthday written by Yorta Yorta woman Sue Atkinson and illustrated by Annette Sax.

Annette has been given permission to share Aboriginal Academic, Dr Sue Lopez-Atkinson’s research Indigenous Early Childhood Curriculum and Self Determination. The session will consider the importance of Elders as the First Peoples being the Teachers of the Environmental Knowledge. Annette will also share reflections around Aboriginal Pedagogy in the Victorian Early Years.

Date: Monday 23 January 2017
Time: 10.00am – 12.00pm

Venue:
FKA Children’s Services
42 Dight St
Collingwood VIC 3066

Cost: $110 GST incl
Bookings: www.eventbrite.com.au

Download the flyer for more information...

Participants are asked to collect one natural material to use with other natural materials Annette will supply for the Art experience. Please bring gum leaves, hard bark, paper bark, gum nuts or flowering gum.

For any queries please contact Yarn Strong Sista or fkaCS

 

In Partnership 

fkaCS and Yarn Strong Sista

 

Date published: 19.1.2017

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