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Awaye! (Listen Up!) is where you'll find the latest news of Indigenous arts and culture. Music, storytelling, writing, drama, dance, visual arts, as well as commentary and discussion. Awaye! tackles topics concerning Aboriginal Australians but you'll also find Indigenous culture being discussed in many other programs and subject areas, such as education, history, health, environment, community and society and the arts.

Awaye! (Listen Up!) is where you'll find the latest news of Indigenous arts and culture. Music, storytelling, writing, drama, dance, visual arts, as well as commentary and discussion. Awaye! tackles topics concerning Aboriginal Australians but you'll also find Indigenous culture being discussed in many other programs and subject areas, such as education, history, health, environment, community and society and the arts.
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Sydney, NSW

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Awaye! (Listen Up!) is where you'll find the latest news of Indigenous arts and culture. Music, storytelling, writing, drama, dance, visual arts, as well as commentary and discussion. Awaye! tackles topics concerning Aboriginal Australians but you'll also find Indigenous culture being discussed in many other programs and subject areas, such as education, history, health, environment, community and society and the arts.

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English


Episodes

From Broome to Rio

7/23/2016
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Joshua Button grew up in Broome with a mild intellectual disability and with mentor and friend Robyn Wells a visual approach to literacy and numeracy grew into a collaboration that combines illustration and storytelling. Their second book follows Steve, a jazz-loving mountain gorilla set loose one heady night during Carnival in Rio de Janeiro.

Duration: 00:10:20


Hubris is the enemy of politicians

7/23/2016
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Linda Burney is the first Aboriginal woman to be elected to the House of Representatives - but why is it so momentous? Her election victory was certainly history-making. But then the former teacher, activist and bureaucrat has made history before.

Duration: 00:17:17


"They left me standing alone": Stephen Page on loss and empowerment

7/23/2016
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Stephen Page has been cleansing since the death of his brother Bangarra's resident composer David Page earlier this year - a heartbreaking loss that struck at the heart of the company. Despite a shitty few months the workaholic, self-described 'black Romantic' is philosophical about the future.

Duration: 00:21:53


Boo! Aboriginal Scary Matter

7/22/2016
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Boo! Be prepared to be spooked by Aboriginal ghost stories

Duration: 00:29:24


Serious Whitefella Stuff

7/18/2016
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Success, failure and innovation in indigenous affairs policy.

Duration: 00:17:21


Pop-up cinema brings community together and blushing brides a flower favourite

7/17/2016
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A pop-up cinema brings drought-stricken communities together; we visit the opal mining town of White Cliffs; catch the Hammond Island ferry in Torres Strait; and pick native flowers in South Australia.

Duration: 00:25:29


Flagging social justice and equality

7/16/2016
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In what’s thought to be a first, Indigenous health and social justice advocate Professor Tom Calma has been presented with an American flag by the outgoing US Ambassador. Not just any flag - this particular star-spangled banner had flown over the memorial to Martin Luther King in Washington.

Duration: 00:10:43


Close to You: the documentary photography of Lisa Bellear

7/16/2016
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Lisa Bellear died suddenly from an unexplained heart condition ten years ago. She was many things: a poet, community radio broadcaster, social worker, activist, a survivor of the stolen generations and a dearly loved sister to her adopted family. Lisa was also a documentary photographer with a keen, critical eye and a sense of the profound and the ridiculous.

Duration: 00:13:45


A Big Country July 16, 2016

7/15/2016
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A pop-up cinema brings drought-stricken communities together; we visit the opal mining town of White Cliffs; catch the Hammond Island ferry in Torres Strait; and pick native flowers in South Australia.

Duration: 00:24:56


Australian identity and indigenous recognition

7/11/2016
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Where to now for indigenous constitutional recognition.

Duration: 01:16:03


New shoots: poems inspired by plants

7/10/2016
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Sydney's Royal Botanic Garden turns 200 this year, and we explore new poetry written about the gardens.

Duration: 00:29:01


Can we teach culture?

7/9/2016
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Can we teach culture? Yolngu Studies is a postgraduate course offered at Charles Darwin University to teach the aspects of culture, kinship and language. The course is a partnership between two educators - Brenda Muthamuluwuy from Galiwin'ku and Yasunori Hayashi from Tokyo.

Duration: 00:12:05


Keeping them safe: Djugun songlines

7/9/2016
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A young filmmaker meets a Bardi elder in the Kimberley. Little did Cornel Ozies know but he'd met a law boss who held the key to unlocking the secret cultural knowledge of his own clan - the Djugun - said to have been 'virtually extinct'.

Duration: 00:15:06


Tracking in the dark: the sovereign will of Professor Aileen Moreton-Robinson

7/9/2016
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Aileen Moreton-Robinson has spent her intellectual life exploring racism and power. But it all begins in the bush on Stradbroke Island when her grandfather taught her the skill of tracking. The latest idea to grip her considerable mind is possessive logic and the way it superimposes itself on the land by denying the sovereign will of indigenous people.

Duration: 00:19:11


Steve's diary

7/7/2016
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A meditation on the bush, the past and one Aboriginal man's need for peace and space.

Duration: 00:15:04


Dolly Nampijinpa revealed

7/7/2016
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A senior Warlpiri law woman, Dolly was a teacher, artist and reformer. She was smart, cheeky, strong-minded and grandmotherly.

Duration: 00:05:28


Stories for NAIDOC

7/7/2016
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From Moree to Warlpiri country to the wilds of South West Tassie - three stories of celebration.

Duration: 00:29:10


Climate change - An Aboriginal perspective

7/6/2016
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Set in the future, Cut The Sky is the latest production from Broome's Marrugeku Company and it explores what happens when we neglect 'country'.

Duration: 00:14:38


Linda Burney on One Nation and Indigenous recognition

7/6/2016
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The first Indigenous woman elected to the House of Representatives says the success of the referendum is more important than the timing.

Duration: 00:08:39


The Elders Book Project:"Our Way Stories"

7/5/2016
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Our Way Stories is a book celebrating the life stories of Indigenous Elders from the NSW Northern Rivers

Duration: 00:19:57

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