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Public panel discussion

New Encounters: Communities, collections and museums conference

Public panel discussion

Geraldine Doogue.
Geraldine Doogue. Courtesy ABC RN.

Hosted by ABC RN’s Saturday Extra presenter Geraldine Doogue, this panel featured speakers from the First Peoples of Australia, New Zealand, the United States, Canada and Scandinavia, who presented at the New Encounters conference.   

The panel shared their views on ‘how encounters can change the world in which we live’. The panel included:

  • W Richard West Jr
    Former director, Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Washington DC, USA
  • David Garneau
    Artist, curator and academic, University of Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
  • Dawn Casey
    Former director, National Museum of Australia, Western Australian Museum and the Powerhouse Museum
  • Paul Tapsell
    Professor and chair of Maori studies, University of Otago, New Zealand
  • Richard Luarkie
    Former governor, Pueblo of Laguna, New Mexico, USA

The panel discussion took place on 16 March 2016.

Listen to the program on ABC Radio National's website.

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