A Conversation About Ingenuity
‘The reason for the national apathy to racial politics in this country stems, I believe, from the national ignorance of Aboriginal culture and economy, and that ignorance has to be laid in part at the feet of our learning institutions. A legion of professors and other academics at our universities decided it would be unnecessary for our golden youth to know what the explorers witnessed of Aboriginal excellence.’
Bruce Pascoe, Salt
Bruce Pascoe, acclaimed author of Dark Emu and Salt, kicks off the Literature & Ideas Weekend 2020 in a conversation with Noongar academic and musician Dr Clint Bracknell. After the conversation, experience a Wirlomin Noongar performance in the Patricia Crawford Courtyard on the grounds at the University of Western Australia.
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Fri 21 Feb
- Matthew Newton, Rummin Productions