Culture

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

October 9, 2018
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The Merger, 2018 (film review)

Addressing racism through sport in an Australian country town is a very tricky space. Racism in sport at the highest level is also a complex and challenging domain. In the […]
October 9, 2018
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Blues Music in Movies

I love blues music, I have read plenty of books about the blues and I enjoy movies about the blues, or where the blues is a major focus in the […]
January 30, 2018
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What They Don’t Teach You About Sovereignty, Survival, And Invasion

Two key referendums will need to take place as a part of our future nation-building; one being republic and the other being about Indigenous recognition. As we reflect on our […]
December 12, 2017
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Nyoongar Footy Magic – A Team of Champions

by Sean Gorman speaking at the launch of  documentary series “NYOONGAR FOOTY MAGIC – A TEAM OF CHAMPIONS” to be screened in 2018   I have been asked to speak […]
June 26, 2017
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What are Australian values?

  The Australian Government wants its future citizens to be aware of “Australian society and values.” So, each eventual citizen has to undergo a test to show their understanding of […]
June 20, 2017
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Empires, Refugees and Uluru

Empire and colonial expansion impacted on so many different people, in different ways, but with many commonalities. Empire provides a framework for examining terrorism, refugee rights and the rights of […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr