National Talkblack 151020

National Talkblack 151020

We had:

Nicole Huxley, Jumbun Coordinator how the small Aboriginal community is driving big changes towards sustainability and economic prosperity. The community of approximately 120 people in Murray Upper on on Queensland’s Cassowary Coast is a living example of community leading change towards positive outcomes.

Professor Grace Karskens who is a Professor of History in the School of Humanities and Languages at UNSW talking about her book ‘People of the River’ which reveals the complex and controversial history of the Hawkesbury River.

Joann Schmider, Traditional custodian from the Rainforest Aboriginal peoples strategic think tank discussing how Rainforest Aboriginal peoples can play a stronger role in how and where research is carried out within the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area (WTWHA) thanks to a new scientific research trial which commenced on October 1st.

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