Getano Bann – Singer, Song Writer, Story Teller, Registered Music Therapist GETANO was raised on the banks of the Pioneer River in his home town of Mackay, North Queensland, Australia. Music, dance, storytelling and humour were an influential and integral part of his childhood, growing up in an extended Torres Strait Islander Family. “My Father…
For many people of Australia, apart from the First Peoples (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders), have arrived from the many diverse cultural places and with deep historical narratives. Australia today is a vibrant, INTERCULTURAL country. We are home to the world’s oldest continuous cultures, as well as Australians who identify with more than 270 ancestries….
We are going to compile a list of recommended books and films. We would love for your input and suggestions, so we can compile a definitive list here on our site. Please assist us by contacting us here Contradicts the conventional wisdom that native peoples were primitive hunter-gatherers History has portrayed Australia’s First Peoples, the…
Greg Dodge is a sixth generation descendant from Charlotte Simpson-Hall who was transported to Australia on the Lady Juliana known as The Floating Brothel.
These series of videos below are worth watching to get a perspective of what has occurred to the people of this land prior to the European (Portugese, Dutch, French and British) and Asian visits. Generational trauma caused by colonisation is what we all must today have a deeper understanding (and respect) of so we can…
I’m proud to be a living, breathing human by birth,
Birthed on this little blue dot, aptly named Earth
I am what I am, no excuses or shame,
We are all born into this world by our mothers,
With no one to blame.
Intercultural describes communities in which there is a deep understanding and respect for all cultures. Intercultural communication focuses on the mutual exchange of ideas and cultural norms and the development of deep relationships