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Chat Salon: First Nations History with Madison Shakespeare
12 August 2022 | 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Australian Aboriginal people are the oldest known civilization on Earth with ancestries stretching back over 70,000 years. Their history has been handed down in ways of stories, dances, myths and legends. Meet Indigenous Studies lecturer, Madison Shakespeare, to learn her insights into this ancient world and find ways to approach respectful research when writing narratives encompassing First Nations’ history.
This chat salon will not be recorded.
About Madison Shakespeare
Identifying proudly as an East coast salt-water First Nation person of Australia, Madison is a multi-disciplinary lawyer, filmmaker, artist and scholar who has developed extensive academic and pedagogical experience writing and coordinating all units of the Indigenous Major at Western Sydney University. Whilst still leading the Indigenous Major she is also engaged in decolonising cultural interface research at Flinders University and is privileged to learn from and collaborate with First Nations Peoples of Australia and globally.