Indigenous Cultures and Literatures
|Wednesday 5th December||11:30-12:45||G11 3.64|
In our contemporary world, marked by constant change, traditional wisdom and stories of Indigenous cultures are in danger of being eroded. How can the custodians of these cultures and traditions maintain deep cultural legacies in literature and writing?
Indigenous Australian poet Samuel Wagan Watson, New Zealand native poet and cultural arts worker Annie Te Whiu, and Indonesian Dayak activist and cultural advocate Emmanuela Shinta, in discussion with Philip McLaren.
See detailed biography of panelists here.
Individual session tickets: $18 Full Price // $15 Concession.
This session is also included in a day pass or a 3 day program pass. Day Pass: $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Program Pass: $120 Full Price // $100 Concession.
Annie Te Whui has worked as a cultural producer, and a theatre practitioner. She is descended from the Te Rarawa tribe of Aotearoa, writing of the marginalised voices in the Australian arts sector.
Samuel Wagan Watson of Wunjaburra/Munanjali and German heritage, is an award winning poet whose work has been translated into dozens of languages.
Emmanuela Shinta is a Dayak leader, activist, filmmaker and writer. Her YOUTH ACT campaign has been published in the UNICEF Publication. Shita uses her skills and knowledge for social change.
Phillip McLaren is an award winning Sydney author of several novels, whose work is translated and taught at universities in Europe, the US and Australia. His parents are Kamilaroi First Nation Australians from Coonabarabran.
Please choose your ticket type below - Single Session, Day Pass or a Festival Program Pass.
This session is also included as part of a day pass or three day program pass. Day Pass - $50 Full Price // $45 Concession. Gives access to all session on the day of your selection, excluding workshops.
Full three day program pass - $120 Full Price // $100 Concession. Gives access to all sessions excluding workshops.