NT events: 'Bridging the Gap Seminars' + Forum marking National Sorry Day: NT Intervention & New Stolen Generation

Northern Territory Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

Click on the links for details of the events ...

Updated Event: Thursday evenings: Alice Springs, NT
IRAG Meetings: Arid Lands Environment Centre,
cnr Lindsay Ave & Warburton St, Mparntwe-Alice Springs
Organiser: IRAG: Intervention Rollback Action Group
Event summary: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/
Event summary: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/2014/04/30/meetings-every-m...

Event: 13 & 14 May 2014: Online Training
An Introduction to Cross‐Cultural Awareness
Why Warriors
"This course is a must for all those working with
remote and urban Indigenous people, creating
policy or interested in learning more about
cross-cultural dynamics and Indigenous culture."
Event details: http://www.whywarriors.com.au/online-ws/index.php
Event details: http://www.cvent.com/events/live-online-introduction-to-cross-cultural-a...

Event: 27 & 28 May 2014: Nhulunbuy, NT
Why Warriors Presents
Bridging the Gap Seminars
"These seminars were borne of a need to deliver practical
in-depth training to people working at the coal-face and in
policy with Yolŋu and other Aboriginal people. It is an
exciting 2 day journey, providing information and skills
not found anywhere else."
Event details: http://www.whywarriors.com.au/seminars/index.php
Event details: http://www.cvent.com/events/bridging-the-gap-seminar-nhulunbuy-may-2014/...

Event: 26 May 2014: various locations in Australia
National Sorry Day
"National Sorry Day is an annual day of
commemoration and remembrance of all those
who have been impacted by the government
policies of forcible removal that have
resulted in the Stolen Generations." NSDC
"National Sorry Day is a reminder of the
personal pain and ongoing damage caused
by our nation's failure to respect Aboriginal and
Torres Strait Islander people as equals." ANTaR
Event details: http://www.nsdc.org.au
Event details: http://www.humanrights.gov.au/news/events/national-sorry-day
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1644
Background: http://www.nsdc.org.au/events-info/national-sorry-day/national-sorry-day
Background: http://antar.org.au/reports/sorry-day-a-reminder-unfinished-business

New Event: Wed 28 May 2014: Alice Springs, NT
Forum marking National Sorry Day
The NT Intervention & The New Stolen Generation
Venue: Andy McNeil Room, Alice Springs Town Council complex
Speakers include:
* Barbara Shaw
* Olga Havnen
* Alison Furber
* Karen Fusi
* Paddy Gibson
Organised by:
* the Intervention Rollback Action Group: http://rollbacktheintervention.wordpress.com/
* and NT Greens
Event details: http://nationalunitygovernment.org/images/2014/gatherings/pdf/alice-foru...
Event details: http://nationalunitygovernment.org/content/community-gatherings
WGAR Background to the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention: http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/22/background-to-the-northern-territory-...
WGAR Background to 'Keeping Them Home': Campaign against Forced Aboriginal Adoption in the NT: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/07/03/background-to-keeping-them-home-campa...

Event: 6 - 9 June 2014: Barunga, NT
Barunga festival
"The festival benefits the community of Barunga and the
people of the region economically, socially and culturally. ...
In 1988, as the rest of Australia was celebrating 200 years
of white settlement, Barunga was the site of Aboriginal
leaders coming together, and presenting Prime Minister
Bob Hawke with the Barunga Statement. The Barunga
Statement calls for Aboriginal self-management. Bob
Hawke signed the statement in his visit to the festival,
and said he would bring it before parliament. Sadly,
he never did. Today, every aspect of the Barunga
Statement is as pertinant as the day it was written."
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1590

Updated Event: Mon 4 August 2014: various locations around Australia
National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children's Day
"National Aboriginal and Islander Children's Day (NAICD)
is a celebration of our children. Held on 4 August each year,
NAICD was first observed by the Secretariat of National Aboriginal
and Island child care NAICC in 1988. Each year SNAICC
produces and sends out resources to help you celebrate NAICD."
Event details: https://www.humanrights.gov.au/news/events/national-aboriginal-and-islan...
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1344
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/dsp-default.cfm?loadref=58

New Event: 4 August 2014: Arnhem Land, NT
Kids in Culture: Strong, Proud, Resilient:
National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day to launch at Garma Festival
"The NATSICD national launch will include a children’s
activity event and panel discussion around the 2014
theme, Kids in Culture: Strong, Proud, Resilient.
Garma is the biggest Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
cultural event in Australia. Garma 2014 is being held
from 1 to 4 August and is open for everyone to attend."
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1424

New Event: 3 September 2014: Alice Springs, NT
Workshop: Multi sectorial partnerships to improving health outcomes
for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
"This workshop will focus on and celebrate the success
stories which are occurring in programs all over Australia
across a wide variety of government and non-government
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1668

Event: 23 - 25 September 2014: Darwin, NT
One health - Indigenous community animal management:
10th anniversary Animal Management in Rural and Remote
Indigenous Communities (AMRRIC) conference
"The conference is an excellent opportunity for delegates
to engage and share information and walk away with new
insights, strategies and practices relating to the health and
welfare of Indigenous communities and the animals that
are so important to their culture and social fabric."
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1685

Event: 14 & 15 October 2014: Darwin, NT
Why Warriors Presents
Bridging the Gap Seminars
"Learn more about Indigenous Yolŋu culture than
most people would in a lifetime. Understand why
Yolŋu people and other ethnic minorities are suffering."
"See a model that works, developed with the Yolŋu
people in Arnhem Land; a model that allows the
people to build their future around health, economics,
law and governance, and social issues."
"Why warriors takes you on an in-depth 2 day journey,
providing information and tools not found in other training.
You will walk away with the knowledge that you can create change."
Event details: http://www.whywarriors.com.au/seminars/index.php
Event details: http://www.cvent.com/events/bridging-the-gap-seminar-darwin-october-2014...

Event: 11 & 12 November 2014: Online Training
An Introduction to Cross‐Cultural Awareness
Why Warriors
"An Introduction to Cross‐Cultural Awareness is
presented online, with our facilitator streaming live
from Arnhem Land. You can participate in this workshop
from any location that has a reliable internet connection."
Event details: http://www.whywarriors.com.au/online-ws/index.php
Event details: http://www.cvent.com/events/live-online-introduction-to-cross-cultural-a...

See also:

Lateral Love: Northern Territory Calendar of Events
- Festivals: August and September 2014

All screenings of 'Utopia'

Sovereign Union Community Gatherings

SNAICC News and Events

Australian Human Rights Commission Events

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Conferences, workshops and events

Creative Spirits: Aboriginal calendar
"When you look at the events which are significant to
Aboriginal people you’ll notice that their recent history
is one of a fight for rights, land and recognition.
It is also a history of sadness, loss and denial."

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