National Talkblack 231019

National Talkblack 231019

On todays National Talkblack via NIRS – NIRS – National Indigenous Radio Service we had:

Alison Mahony – Royal Life Saving – Royal Life Saving is wanting Indigenous people to be aware of the associated increased drowning risks once a child turns 1 their risk of drowning TRIPLES. Royal Life Saving’s latest initiative – Keep Watch – urges all Indigenous parents and carers to supervise children at all times around water … highlighting a lapse in adult supervision is usually the major risk factor in toddler drowning deaths.

Robbie Hollingsworth from Edmonton Police for there Which Way Yarning segment. He was joined with Jock Macdonald Ex Inspector – Who was based all throughout the Cape York Queensland communities for many years particularly in Coen. He was in the studio telling us his journey.

Meriki Onus – Advocacy Officer at Djirra – A group of Elders and respected Aboriginal women have revealed the Possum Skin Cloak they collaboratively made. The Elders Possum Skin Cloak Cultural project is part of Djirra’s broader early intervention and prevention programs. The women shared the physical, spiritual and emotional journey that brought the cloak into being.

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