Article by Victoria Grieves

This article by Victoria Grieves examines the indigenous foundations of well-being, as demonstrated by her research in a Redfern community. “Knowing about your people’s history and culture enhances identity, gives strength and pride, a sense of belonging, it gives more grounding in life, a connection to the knowledge of ancestors and cultural activity including language, … More Article by Victoria Grieves

Elders Report on Preventing Indigenous Self Harm and Youth Suicide

The Culture Is Life campaign promoted the prevailing indigenous view that culture and connection to country are vital foundations for social and emotional wellbeing in Indigenous communities. One important outcome of this campaign was the development of the Elders Report on Preventing Indigenous Self Harm and Youth Suicide. Messages were collected from senior Elders across … More Elders Report on Preventing Indigenous Self Harm and Youth Suicide

Series of articles by Christine Nicholls

We’re going to feature some articles on this page by Dr Christine Nicholls, a wonderful scholar and advocate for the protection of Aboriginal culture. The Kurdiji 1.0 project is lucky to have Christine on our advisory board. Christine spent years living among the Warlpiri in Lajamanu, she speaks fluent Warlpiri language, and was an expert witness … More Series of articles by Christine Nicholls