Connecting to Country, through Art and Stories: NAIDOC week

As Senior Curator at the Islamic Museum of Australia , I was delighted to attend the incredibly moving NAIDOC celebration at Ilim College Celebrating the relationship between Indigenous Australians with firstly the Macassan fishermen in the 1600's and then the Cameleers after the 1900's - this event culminated in the unveiling of a spectacular "Connection to Country" mosaic mural. This piece reflected these connections and symbolically, was created by school students, teachers, parents and indigenous [...]