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AWAYE! - Full program podcast

ABC (Australia)

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

Language:

English

Contact:

Awaye! GPO Box 9994 Melbourne VIC 3001 (03) 9626 1350


Episodes

Thin Black Line, and the cosmic force of music

5/1/2021
We bring you the second episode of Thin Black Line, a six-part investigation into one of the most controversial deaths in custody — that of 18-year old Daniel Yock.

Duration:00:54:07

The Waters' family legacy and 'sky' in Gamilaraay

4/24/2021
This week we look at the war legacy of one family and how bravery and sacrifice didn’t count for a lot once they returned home.

Duration:00:54:08

Black blood and white tears

4/17/2021
When Dark Mofo put out a sickening call for the blood of First Nations people for an artwork it sparked outrage and condemnation. We talk to the Tasmanian Aboriginal artist who has tried to constructively engage with the festival and its parent institution MONA for the past seven years - and she tells us why she’s walking away. And former Queensland Police officer Ronnie Gorrie on her memoir Black and Blue.

Duration:00:54:05

Yhonnie Scarce's Missile Park and Shareena Clanton on experiencing racism on set

4/10/2021
Missile Park is the first major survey exhibition of the practice of Yhonnie Scarce, and actress Shareena Clanton speaks out on her experiences while on the set of Neighbours.

Duration:00:54:07

Deepening the conversation and what 'ngarraanga' means

4/3/2021
If you could listen to country, what would you hear?

Duration:00:54:06

30 Years on from the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, and the return of Yirramboi Festival

3/27/2021
Thirty years ago the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody delivered its findings. ABC Indigenous looks at just one of the more than 440 deaths that have occurred since 1991.

Duration:00:54:06

A haunting relic of scientific racism

3/20/2021
In the French city of Lyon we find a strange ethnographic object - which can only be described as a curiosity of the Western imagination.

Duration:00:54:06

We need to (re)centre Black women's voices and the winner the 2020 David Unaipon Award

3/13/2021
It seems we are perpetually in the grip of another pandemic — violence against women — but why isn't anyone listening to Black women?

Duration:00:44:29

Classical reimaginings and postcards from Yindjibarndi

3/6/2021
The artist Daniel Boyd sheds new light on the collection of the University of Sydney, reimagining the sculptures of Ancient Greece through a post-colonial lens.

Duration:00:54:05

Myths, icons and Dropbear

2/27/2021
Writer Evelyn Araluen takes down icons and explodes tropes of mythic Australianness in her debut collection Dropbear.

Duration:00:54:08

Legends through a new lens and the Kaurna word for scorpion

2/20/2021
Merv Bishop. a documentary about David Gulpilil, and Kaurna language.

Duration:00:54:06

Blak books and "mischief" in Wiradjuri

2/6/2021
Archie Roach reads another excerpt from his memoir Tell Me Why which has just won the Indigenous Writing Prize at the Victorian Premier’s Literary Awards.

Duration:00:54:07

Wesley Enoch throws down a challenge and the heartfelt memoir of a broken childhood

1/30/2021
The outgoing artistic director of the Sydney Festival has set a new standard in terms of Indigenous programming and as he walks out the door Wesley Enoch has a word for the next director. Noongar writer Alf Taylor's new memoir is a blistering and sometimes funny account of a broken childhood at the New Norcia mission.

Duration:00:50:57

30 years of Speaking Out

1/23/2021
Australia's first national radio program produced and presented by Indigenous broadcasters changed the game in black media.

Duration:00:53:51

Artist digs Cook's grave and a new podcast about black resistance heroes

1/16/2021
Tlingit artist Nicholas Galanin has dug a grave for the statue of James Cook and it begs the question: what do we do with monuments to a one-sided version of history? And a new podcast that uncovers the history of Aboriginal resistance during the frontier wars.

Duration:00:53:51

Miss Georgia Lee and Kwini language revival

1/9/2021
Georgia Lee was one of the first ladies to sing the blues in Australia.

Duration:00:53:59

The epic story of the Maralinga Tjarutja and poetry in isolation

1/2/2021
We hear about the AACTA-nominated documentary Maralinga Tjarutja, written and directed by Larissa Behrendt.

Duration:00:53:51

A unique landmark in Australian poetry and The Merindas debut album

12/26/2020
The award-winning poet Charmaine Papertalk Green on her latest collection dedicated to her mother.

Duration:00:53:51

Igniting a Blak poetry renaissance and words in Dja Dja Wurrung

12/19/2020
Featuring some of the most articulate voices in the country. Fire Front is a new anthology that captures the renaissance in First Nations verse.

Duration:00:06:36

A date with Destiny (Deacon) and Ensemble Dutala

12/12/2020
From the alleyways of Melbourne to her Koori lounge room in suburban Brunswick, Destiny Deacon has created some iconic images without ever uttering a word of artspeak. Today, we visit the exhibition that charts the extraordinary career of one of Australia’s leading contemporary artists.

Duration:00:54:06