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ONLINE: Aboriginal Cultural Awareness and Understanding Workshop

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A 3 hour interactive online workshop to gain an awareness of Aboriginal Culture, Values and Belief Systems.

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Auspire – Australia Day Council WA presents an Aboriginal Culture and Awareness workshop. Aboriginal Cultural Awareness is about having some knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal People's histories, Values, Belief Systems, Experiences and Lifestyles. This workshop also explores the impacts of colonisation and how these still play out today with our First Nations' Peoples and mainstream Australia.

This session is a great entry level for those starting out their Aboriginal Cultural Competency journey. The session will assist participants with information and understanding that can improve communities and workplaces for both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people. Basic Aboriginal cultural awareness and understanding can facilitate real and lasting change through changed attitudes and behaviours at both a professional and personal level.

The session will cover the following material

  • Explore barriers between Aboriginal peoples and non-Indigenous Australians
  • Significant moments in history that have shaped the way Aboriginal Australians are today.
  • Cultural beliefs, customs and values and their role in Australian society.
  • Contemporary vs traditional lifestyles, connection to country, community and kinship systems.
  • The importance of self-determination and identity.

Key benefits and learning outcomes

  • Increase positive engagement
  • Minimise miscommunication
  • Improved confidence with awareness of cultural differences
  • Improved stakeholder relationships
  • Demonstrate your RAP policy in action (if relevant)

The session is facilitated by Mr Danny Ford, a Noongar man and senior traditional custodian of Wadjuk Country, with connections to the wider Noongar Country and Aboriginal communities across Western Australia.

A tax invoice is provided for tax purposes.

Please note this workshop is authentic and as such may contain or allude to strong language that could be considered offensive to some participants.


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Auspire is an independent, not-for-profit association and part of the ‘national family’ of eight State and Territory Australia Day Councils around the country.

As a registered charity, our main purpose is to build and foster mutual respect, reconciliation and a sense of belonging for all Australians by delivering programs and capacity building initiatives that:

  • Help promote an understanding of Australian culture and values, which are respectful of diversity, forge solidarity, and social cohesion, for the long-term welfare of Australians
  • Inspire and encourage community leadership in active citizenship and
  • Recognise and celebrate individuals and/or groups, and the contribution they make to society, building stronger, more resilient communities.

To find out more or to enquire about how you can get involved email info@auspire.org.au

 

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