From Another View: NAIDOC Panel Discussion
On 11 July 2019, the State Library of Western Australia in partnership with the Minderoo Foundation hosted a panel to explore how Aboriginal researchers talk about connections to Country and navigate our shared colonial history in these modern times.
Tammy Prior | Noongar/Yamaji/Nyul Nyul – Minderoo Foundation
Dr Shino Konishi | Yawuru | ARC Centre of Excellence and Research Fellow, UWA
Donna Oxenham | Malgana | PhD Student, UWA | Researcher – ‘From Another View’
Stephen Kinnane | Miriwoong Marda-Marda | Curatorial Team Member – New
Museum Project, WA Museum
Tui Raven | Yamaji/Noongar | Project Coordinator – ‘From Another View’, SLWA
Dr Shino Konishi discussed the four-year ARC Project she is working on to develop an Indigenous Australian Dictionary of Biography. The main aim of the project is to add 190 new Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander biographies to the ADB. She invited nominations of Indigenous Australian individuals. The nomination form is at https://inasa.org/blog/indigenous-australian-dictionary-of-biography-project-seeking-nominations/). For questions and to submit completed forms, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.