NSW Events: Indigenous Use of Fire forum + Discussion: Mining, Land, Community

Sydney and NSW 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

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Event: Wed 20 November 2013: Wodonga, Vic (Near border with NSW)
Indigenous Use of Fire forum
"This is a rare opportunity to learn about how fire was
used by the first Australians to shape the environment
and how Traditional Knowledge could be applied to
current management practices. Forum speakers include
Prof. Bill Gammage, author of the multi-award winning
"Biggest Estate on Earth", ethnobotanist Dr Beth Gott
and Dr Fred Cahir, author and senior lecturer in
Indigenous studies at Ballarat University."
Event details: http://northeast.landcarevic.net.au/kiewa/events/indigenous-use-of-fire-...

Event: 21 November 2013: The Rocks, Sydney, NSW
Mining, Land, Community
Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA)
"Debate the highly charged and divisive topic of
mining culture in Australia in this discussion event,
exploring the positive and negative impacts of the
mining industry on indigenous communities in Australia."
Event details: http://www.mca.com.au/events/mining-land-community/7365/

Event: Thu 21 November 2013: Wollongong, NSW
Illawarra Aboriginal Solidarity Group launch and film night
"The Illawarra Aboriginal Solidarity Group will celebrate
its launch with a special screening of two films
- Spirit of the Warriors and We Come From the Land."
Event details: https://www.greenleft.org.au/events/55364

Event: 10-14 Feburary 2014: Sydney, NSW
The Diplomacy Training Program (DTP) and Oxfam Australia will be holding an
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Youth Human Rights and Advocacy Summit
"Are you a young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person aged 18-25?
Are you passionate about positive change in your communities?
Are you passionate about the rights of your mob?
Do you want to know more about human rights and why it's important to you?"
"Applications close Friday 6 December 2013."
Event details: http://www.snaicc.org.au/news-events/fx-view-article.cfm?loadref=32&id=1255

See also these upcoming events:

Koori Centre - The University of Sydney: Other News and Events 2013
[scroll down page] http://sydney.edu.au/koori/news/other.shtml

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