DEADLY & PROUD

Racism. The Lived Experience.
As told by Phillip ‘Philly’ Murray
Wemba Wemba

A childhood experience of racism, and how hip hop helps Aboriginal youth connect with, and value, their identity.

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The Power of Cultural Burning.
As told by Trent Nelson
Dja Dja Wurrung and Yorta Yorta

Aboriginal cultural burning and the vital connection between traditional and contemporary land management practices.

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Resisting Colonial Rule.
As told by Aunty Fay Carter
Yorta Yorta and Dja Dja Wurrung

The story of how, on 4 February 1939, up to 200 Aboriginal residents of the Cummeragunja Mission, walked out of the station. They were protesting living conditions and restrictions on their movement. The Cummeragunja Walk Off paved the way for their increased independence.

A Unique Connection to Country.
As told by Aunty Edna Stewart & Aunty Muriel Williams
Wiradjuri

A childhood on the Murray and the significance of the river.

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Language Survival in Communities.
As told by Aunty Susan Martin
Gunnai Monaro

How Aboriginal people subverted colonial rule to ensure their languages survived and continue to flourish today.

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Confronting the Truth.
As told by Stephen Thorpe
Gunai and Gunditjmara

The Warrigal Creek massacre – a story of a peoples’ resilience and survival in the face of unimaginable horror.

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The First Australian Cricket Tour.
As told by Tracey Rigney
Wotjobaluk and Ngarrindjeri

The story of a team of Aboriginal cricketers, formed in 1868, which became the first Australian cricket team to tour England.

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Aboriginal Guerrilla Warfare.
As told by Uncle Johnny Lovett & Tyson Lovett-Murray
Gunditjmara

How the Eumeralla Wars bust the myth that Aboriginal people didn’t fight back against colonisation.

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Proof of Advanced Ancient Cultures.
As told by Keicha Day
Gunditjmara

A story of Budj Bim, including how ancient aquaculture systems prove Aboriginal peoples’ deep, unbroken connection to country over thousands of years.

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A Voice of the Stolen Generations.
As told by Archie Roach
Gunditjmara and Bundjalung

How one of Australia’s most beloved performers came to tell the traumatic story of the Stolen Generations in music.

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Indiginerd: Aboriginal Creativity Today.
As told by Cienan Muir
Yorta Yorta and Ngarrindjeri

The collision of pop culture and traditional Aboriginal cultures explored through gaming.

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Gary Foley On A Civil Rights Movement.
Explore deadly stories of pride
from across Victoria.

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Jadah Pleiter On Valuing Aboriginal Cultures.
Explore deadly stories of pride
from across Victoria.

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Marcus Stewart And Muriel Bamblett On The First Peoples' Assembly.
Explore deadly stories of pride
from across Victoria.

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