A Skull Named Mary

A skull sits on a family mantlepiece for 40 years before John Danalis is scrutinised by his fellow Indigenous Studies classmates when he blurted out the information. The journey of self-discovery and the outcome of hisd transformative quest is compelling.

His stirring story Riding the Black Cockatoo (Allen and Unwin 2009has been categorised as a Junior Nonfiction, but it needs to be introduced to a much braorder Australian audience. It takes non-Indigenous readers, both adult and young ones in to a layered world.  Take the Mystery out of History!

Are you curious to know more?

If your interest has been awakened by recent media items and discussion, or by events such as Reconciliation Week, Mabo Day or NAIDOC, and your curiosity stirred, then…..

How about making 2019 the start of your own cultural self-discovery.  Are you ready for awareness, understanding and practice of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural respect in your neighbourhood, community, family or workplace?

If you would like to become familiar with the significance of other dates in 2019, then we, the Joining Together team, have an online course to suit you.  Step in to the history and contemporary world that binds us all.

ANZAC Day The Coming of the Light NAIDOC Week MABO Day SORRY Day Reconciliation Week National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples Indigenous Literacy Day Anniversary of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People Uluru Statement from the Heart

On Dec 6 we launch the self-paced online modules in The Umbrella Challenge

> 4 interactive, interesting and in-depth modules which build upon each other to unpack national and local chronology of historical and contemporary issues relevant to you and your situation. > designed by both Indigenous and non-Indigenous team members > ongoing Indigenous mentoring for each participant while doing the course > self-paced, own time and place at a super special cost
Contact us now to register or for more details