This project aims to pilot a youth led workshop to develop processes that supports the development of positive cultural identity and resilience in Aboriginal youth. Through the use of digital storytelling, which promote youth voices, it aims to increase non-Indigenous engagement with Indigenous ways of caring for Country.
Building Resilient Communities
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Building Community Resilience to Bushfires
- Community Resilience
- Cultural Burning for Resilience
- Cultural Revitalisation
- Disability inclusion and capacity building for emergencies
- Microfinance and Women's Empowerment
- Olivier Ferrer Fund
- Ready for Anything
- Sense Spaces
- Smart Cities for understanding living in Liverpool
- Stories affording pathways to healing
- Stronger Culture, Healthier Lifestyles
- Sustainability in STEM
- Weed management in post-fire landscapes
Cultural Burning for Resilience
The workshop will run for two and half days and will be directed and designed according to youth participants interests. The workshop will involve a combination of hands on enquiry-based learning that celebrates cultural fire knowledge and practice.
Participants will be encouraged to synthesise their learning through reflections produced in a 3-5-minuite digital story: video, photographs and/or audio - voice or music. Stories that participants are happy to share will be edited and compiled to produce a short film. The film will be screened for the participants and their guests, local community members, and government and agency stakeholders.
The project is led by Country and the youth participants, and is a collaboration with the Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation and Mudjingaalbaraga Firesticks.
Oliver Costello (Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation), Noel Webster (Mudjingaalbaraga Firesticks/NSW Local Land Services South-East), Amy Christianson (Canadian Forest Service), Don Hankins (California State University)
This project is working towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals: