Topics: Culture

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1978 - Central - view

urban contemporary Aboriginal art

1978 - South Coastal - view

“the beach always meant a lot to us.. we would pick up shells for our shellwork”

1979 - North West - view

Darkinjung, Wonnarua (Wannarua, Wannerawa) and Awabakal are “hardly more than dialects” of the same language. People who speak the language identify this to Mathews as Darkinjung

1980 - South West - view

Aboriginal culture and history

1980 - South West - view

arts, painting and decorating

1980 - North West - view

Aboriginal sites of significance

1980 - North West - view

Indigenous people work to identify and struggle to protect significant Aboriginal sites

1980 - North West - view

old burial ground

1982 - North West - view

“Awabakal Voices” radio show

1982 - North West - view

Reburial of Aboriginal remains at Darlington Estate , Singleton Heights

1982 - North West - view

Aboriginal skeleton to be reburied in a recreation reserve

1982 - North West - view

The remains are prepared in traditional style: wrapped in a cylinder of ti-tree bark bound in a spiral with leaves”

1982 - Central - view

Art, Music, Film making, Theatre

1983 - North West - view

Aborigines of the Hunter Region

1984 - North West - view

Red Earth, produced by Freewheels Theatre in Newcastle

1984 - West - view

Dictionary of the Dharug Language

1984 - West - view

The Inland Dialect

1985 - North West - view

Koori: A Will To Win is published

1986 - North Coastal - view

A burial is discovered at Avalon Angophora reserve rock shelter site 1 km from coast in Avalon. Remains include a fully articulated woman’s skeleton and her 6 month old baby skeleton in her arms. The woman has a gypsum cap (clay) on her head used for mourning the dead. Two children are also buried in the rock shelter. The skeletons are ritually reburied in 1986 by Aboriginal Site Officers to acknowledge traditional respect for not disturbing the dead.

1986 - North West - view

Reburial of “Charlie” Goori human remains