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Remembering Fred Hollows

David Arnold, Jude Barlow, Gordon Briscoe, Trevor Buzzacott, Brian Doolan, Gabi Hollows, Michael Loebenstein, Ray Martin, Rose Murray

20 May 2016

Recollections of surgeon and humanitarian Fred Hollows and his work to improve health in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, on the 40th anniversary of the National Trachoma and Eye Health Program.

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disease, health, indigenous

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New Encounters Jim Enote keynote presentation

Jim Enote, Director, A:shiwi A:wan Museum and Heritage Centre, New Mexico

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 18 March 2016

Zuni tribal member and museum director Jim Enote on his life working in cultural heritage in terms of seasons, and the current flowering of ideas and practices planted many years ago.

collection, indigenous, museums

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From artifact necropolis to living rooms: Indigenous and at home in non-colonial museums

Associate Professor David Garneau, Fine Arts, University of Regina, Saskatchewan

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 18 March 2016

Métis artist and academic David Garneau on the importance of First Nation peoples working in museums in order to influence understanding of how they are understood and represented.

collection, indigenous, museums

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Indigenous cultural belongings in the museum and the work of figurative repatriation

Dr Jennifer Kramer, Curator of the Pacific Northwest, Museum of Anthropology and Associate Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 17 March 2016

Jennifer Kramer on her curatorial practice and theory of ‘figurative repatriation’, when museums and First Nations groups work together to share custodianship of cultural materials.

collection, indigenous, museums

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New Encounters June Oscar keynote presentation

June Oscar AO, CEO, Marninwarntikura Fitzroy Women’s Resource Centre

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 17 March 2016

Bunuba woman and Indigenous leader June Oscar on the new relationship between Indigenous people and museums and the spirit of reconciliation reawakened by equal partnerships in the exchange of historical truths.

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collection, indigenous, museums

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New Encounters public panel discussion

Dr Richard West Jr, Professor Paul Tapsell, Dr Dawn Casey, Dr Richard Luarkie and Associate Professor David Garneau with ABC presenter Geraldine Doogue.

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 16 March 2016

Distinguished First Nations people from Canada, the United States, New Zealand and Australia discuss the negotiation between their traditions and their place in the modern world. What role do museums and artefacts have in this negotiation?

collection, indigenous, museums

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New Encounters Dr M Trinca keynote presentation

Dr Mathew Trinca Director, National Museum of Australia

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 16 March 2016

Museum director Mathew Trinca on the strength and potency of objects in the Encounters exhibition, their impact on Indigenous and non-Indigenous people today and how museums can empower Indigenous communities to manage collections.

collection, indigenous, museums

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New Encounters Dr R West Jr keynote presentation

Dr Richard West Jr, CEO, Autry Museum of the American West; Founding Director, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian

New Encounters: communities, collections and museums conference, 16 March 2016

Cheyenne Arapaho citizen and museum director Richard West Jr on the impact of repatriation legislation on museums and Native communities in the United States and what that experience suggests for museums in the 21st century.

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collection, indigenous, museums

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Landmark women: Diane Kargas AM

Diane Kargas, General Manager, Philanthropy Matters

Landmark Women, 20 November 2015

Diane on family, community, philanthropy, tackling homelessness, supporting carers and charities and making a difference.

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homelessness, philanthropy, poverty

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Landmark women: Christine Waring

Christine Waring, milliner

Landmark Women, 23 October 2015

Christine describes her love of hats, learning and teaching millinery, opening her studio and working in Australia and overseas. Includes an appraisal of the latest fashion hats and accessories.

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art, craft, culture, history

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