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Poet Susie Anderson on the concept of Unmapping and Maya Hodge & Indianna Hunt on their art exhibition ‘These Arms Hold’.

Wergaia & Wemba Wemba writer Susie Anderson joins the program to discuss her piece, Mapping and unmapping understanding through Uplands, and Lardil emerging curator Maya Hodge and Wemba Wemba, Gunditjmara, Jardwadjali, Wergaia…

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Writer/Director Derik Lynch on his award winning film 'Marungka tjala-tjunu'

A conversation with Yankunytjatjara man Derik Lynch, the writer and director of the short film, Marungka tjala-tjunu (Dipped in Black), which follows Derik’s road trip back to Country for spiritual healing, as memories…

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If the land is sick, so are we: Joshua Waters on eco-anxiety and First Nations perspectives

A conversation with K/Gamilaroi man and Senior Research Fellow with the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Deakin University, Joshua Waters, whose recent article for The Conversation, “If the land is sick,

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Dr Lilly Brown, of Indigenous publisher Magabala Books and award-winning architect Bradley Kerr

Today’s show features conversations with Gumbaynggirr woman and interdisciplinary educator and researcher, Dr Lilly Brown, who is the CEO of Magabala Books — Australia’s leading Indigenous publisher based in the remote Kimberley town…

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Alexis Wright’s Praiseworthy and Richard Bell on the Embassy installation for RISING

In today’s episode of Indigenuity we chat with two First Nations creatives. Waanyi writer Alexis Wright talks about her award winning fiction book Praiseworthy, which has not only received the 2024 Stella…

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Dr Mykaela Saunders on sovereignty and Lelia Gurruwiwi on sustainable ideas for debris left on sea country

This episode of Indigenuity comprises of two conversations, the first being with Koori/Goori and Lebanese writer, teacher, researcher, and winner of the 2022 David Unaipon Award, Dr Mykaela Saunders, whose latest published work…

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Dr Debra Dank on the Polyphony of Language

A conversation with Dr Debra Dank, who is a Gudanji/Wakaja writer who made history by taking home an unprecedented four prizes at the 2023 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards for her memoir…

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Ben Bowen, CEO of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

An interview with Wiradjuri man Ben Bowen, who is the CEO of the Indigenous Literacy Foundation, which recently has been awarded the 2024 Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award. This global award was created by…

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Kenneth McLean on the discovery of ancient artefacts on Jiigurru island

Dingaal clan member and Walmbaar Aboriginal Corporation Chairperson Kenneth McLean joins us for a discussion on the discovery of 2000 - 3000 year old pottery on Jiigurru island, which is expanding our understanding…

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Saving Larrakia country with Laniyuk and championing Indigenous nerds with Cienan Muir

A two-interview episode comprising of a discussion with Larrakia, Kungarakan, Gurindji, and French writer and performer Laniyuk, discussing her urgent campaign to protect Lee Point on her traditional lands of Larrakia country, which…

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Clare Jaque Vasquez on using art to protect and honour stories and Karen Wyld on becoming a poet

On this episode of Indigenuity we chat to Gomeroi artist Clare Jaque Vasquez, whose paintings capture stories and weaving practices in raised textural form on her canvases, utilising layering to embed and protect…

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Artist Jazz Money and Writer & Broadcaster Daniel Browning

On this two-interview edition of Indigenuity we chat to Wiradjuri artist Jazz Money, whose practice is centred around poetics, while producing works that encompass installation, digital, performance, film, and print. Secondly, we speak…

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Dr Debra Dank on Familial Memoir and Blak & Bright

A conversation with Gudanji/Wakaja writer Dr Debra Dank, who made history in 2023 by taking home an unprecedented four prizes at the 2023 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, and who will be…

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Championing Indigenous Engineers with Dr Joseph West and Bringing a First Nations Perspective to Crime Fiction with Julie Janson

A two interview episode of Indigenuity, featuring a chat with Muruwari man, Dr Joseph West, who is the Associate Dean (Indigenous) with the Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of…

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Dr Katrina Wruck on innovative and green solutions for industrial problems

Kystal De Napoli speaks to Dr Katrina Wruck, a Mabuigilaig/Goemulgal Torres Straight Islander Woman, with a focus researching innovative and green solutions for industrial problems, from mining waste to detergent.

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Jeanine Leane on poetic, political and cultural forms of gathering

On this episode of Indigenuity we are visited by Wiradjuri poet and the associate professor in creative writing at the University of Melbourne, Jeanine Leane, who discusses and reads from her new collection…

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Weaving First Nations' voices with poet Evelyn Araluen

A conversation with Bundjalung poet Evelyn Araluen who is a writer, researcher and co-editor of the Overland Literary Journal. Evelyn discusses her contribution to the new poetry anthology Woven, which weaves together…

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Healthy Country in a Climate Crisis

A conversation with Yidinji woman Kirsten Clark, who is the Associate Director of Indigenous Strategy for the Office of the Provost at the University of Melbourne, who joins Indigenuity to discuss her recently…

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DeadlyScience's Corey Tutt

An interview with Kamilaroi man Corey Tutt, the founder of DeadlyScience, a not-for-profit organisation that provides STEM resources to remote schools in Australia and connects young Indigenous people with STEM professionals.

With presenter…

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Marissa Williamson Pohlman and Tully Mahr

In today's show, Maddi Miller speaks with future Olympian Marissa Williamson Pohlman about her journey to becoming the first Aboriginal woman to qualify for the Olympics in boxing, and the importance of showing…

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Janine Mohamed on becoming the Victorian Australian of the Year and Chelsea Aniba taking the government to the High Court

A two guest episode. We speak with Janine Mohamed - a Narrunga Kaurna woman and CEO of the Lowitja Institute – Australia’s National Institute for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research, who…

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Returning with artist Kirli Saunders

A conversation with the Gunai writer Kirli Saunders, whose written works span poetry, plays, and picture books, as well as being a visual artist, cultural consultant, and the NSW 2020 Aboriginal Woman of…

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The Torch: Helping Incarcerated Artists Create Visions of the Future

A conversation with Barkindji artist, curator and Creative Director of the not-for-profit organisation The Torch, Kent Morris. Kent details his experience of working on the program, which provides cultural and arts industry support…

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Story-telling, history and soundscapes with the Yalinguth app

A discussion with Yorta Yorta man Jason Tamiru about Yalinguth, which is an app that serves as an audio guide to the cultural significance of locations across Naarm, or which he is the…

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Playwright Jane Harrison and founder of Na Djinang Circus, Harley Mann

Today’s episode features two interviews; with Muruwari woman Jane Harrison, who is the director of the Blak and Bright First Nations Literary Festival and a renowned playwright known for her works, Stolen and…

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Author Melanie Saward discusses her new novel Burn

Author Melanie Saward, a proud descendent of the Bigambul and Wakka Wakka peoples, joins Indigenuity to discuss her recently published novel Burn, which has been shortlisted twice for the David Unaipon award…

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How poet Nicole Smede uses language to reconnect with culture

A conversation with Worimi and Biripi poet Nicole Smede, about her work with language as a means of reconnecting with her culture. She is the First Nations Senior Project Manager for Red Room…

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Between Waves with Maree Clarke

An interview Mutti Mutti, Yorta Yorta, BoonWurrung/Wemba Wemba multidisciplinary artist Maree Clarke, discussing the new exhibition Between Waves, which navigates the intersections and collisions between art, culture, materiality and technologies and is…

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Prison Education and The Dingo Project

A conversation with Wiradjuri prison educator Tara Oliver about her work with indigenous peoples within the incarceration system, and an interview with Bandjalung artist, writer, curator and activist Djon Mundine, discussing his latest…

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Little Butten

A conversation with Kalkadoon artist Bree Buttenshaw, professionally known as Little Butten, whose work integrates her proud indigenous background with a contemporary digital approach and was recently featured in the Brisbane Street Art…

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Walter Brooks - Warnarringa, Japarra, Amintiya, Japalinga

A conversation with young carver and artist at Jilamara Arts and Crafts Association, Walter Brooks. Walter uses locally sourced ironwood and earth pigments to make tokwampini (birds), figurative works which represent the Tiwi…

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The Bunyip and the Stars

A conversation with early childhood educator, author and Biripi man Adam Duncan, who, along with illustrator Paul Lao, has just released The Bunyip and the Stars, a children’s picture book that is described…

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Yasmin Smith (University of Queensland Press) and Harry Murphy (NASCA)

In this week’s episode, we are joined by editor, writer and poet of South Sea Islander, Northern Cheyenne, Kabi Kabi and English heritage, Yasmin Smith, who is currently an editor at University of…

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ngaratya (together, us group, all in it together)

This special episode of Indigenuity was recorded live at the opening of the exhibition ngaratya at Bunjil Place Gallery in Narre Warren and includes interviews with each of the featured artists. ngaratya (together,

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Curation and Creation with Nici Cumpston

Barkandji artist, writer and curator Nici Cumpston joins Indigenuity to discuss the new exhibition Ngaratya, which she has co-curated with six Barkandji artists, as well as the annual Adelaide Aboriginal and Torres…

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Raymond Zada’s Ngaratya and the Solar Eclipse

An interview with Barkindji/Paakintji multimedia artist and broadcaster Raymond Zada about his upcoming exhibition Ngaratya, which is a collaboration with six Barkandji artists designed to offer a dynamic portal into Barkandji country…

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Dr Vicki Pascoe on Australia's Toxic Medical Culture

Arrernte academic Dr Vicki Pascoe joins Indigenuity to discuss her recent appointment to the Manna Institute as a researcher into mental health support in regional Australia and her book Australia’s Toxic Medical Culture:

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Plants: Past, Present and Future

Barkandji woman, writer, curator, consultant and researcher Zena Cumpston returns to the show to discuss Plants: Past, Present and Future, a book co-authored with Lesley Head and Michael-Shawn Fletcher, which celebrates the…

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Pirritu

Ngiyampaa singer-songwriter Pirritu joins Indigenuity to discuss his musical process as well as his volunteer work with the Ngiyampaa Language Project, which aims to update and make accessible the grammar first compiled by…

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Dr. Cam Raw

Palawa veterinarian and Assistant Dean (Indigenous) of the Faculty of Science at the University of Melbourne, Dr. Cam Raw discusses his research on zoonotic parasites in indigenous communities.

With presenter Krystal De Napoli.