Utilising Koori elders' wisdom and knowledge in education

ippe-project-keeping-culture2-300x188 Sharing the wisdom and knowledge of New South Wales (NSW) Koori Elders is imperative for the continuation of Koori culture and for the understanding of all Australians in the country we share. By recording oral histories and illustrating them with historical and contemporary records, images and commentary, insider-interview, recording and collaborative editing with participants, the project aims to document Koori Elders’ wisdom and knowledge, perspectives, and experiences for use in school and community education.

Expected outputs include a scholarly book, refereed journal articles, conference presentations, preparation resources for NSW school students, and academic publications. The proposed outputs will be accessible to schools and communities.

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Rajiv Maharaj


Dr Fabri Blacklock, Professor Janet Mooney

Start Date

1 January 2015

End Date

31 December 2017

Funding Body

ARC Indigenous Discovery Grant


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