Back to Nature Resources now Live!
Back to Nature Resources are now available for teachers to freely access on Culture is Life’s new education platform and ABC Education.
International Women’s Day
Today we acknowledge the contribution of the women we have worked with and those that have created change to address the inequality experienced by women across the world.
The Winyarr Collection
Culture Is Life are excited to announce the official launch of The Winyarr Collection, in partnership with Wittner and First Nations artist Alkina Edwards.
Honouring Stolen Generations Survivors
Culture is Life has partnered with The Archie Roach Foundation to honour Stolen Generations Survivors and shed light on the devastating government policies that still impact thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and their families today.
Aboriginal Teachers deliver professional educational development for SEDA
Culture is Life’s Aboriginal educators delivered vocational and higher education providers with teacher training prior to a national roll out of The Australian Dream curriculum. An initiative in SEDA Groups commitment to strengthening Indigenous perspectives and knowledges for all staff and the young people they reach.
The Australian Dream education resources and campaign
In partnership with Good Thing Productions, Culture is Life have developed comprehensive curriculum resources and lead the #MyAustralianDream Campaign to extend the outreach and impact of The Australian Dream film.
Cairns – Uluru First Nations Youth Summit
This past weekend I was invited to spend 3 days with over 50 young First Nations leaders, descendant from so many Nations across these lands. We were welcomed by the Gunggandji people on their country in Cairns at the Uluru First Nations Youth Summit.
Yawuru Young Ambassadors Cultural Exchange
For five days, five other Aboriginal young people and I attended an intensive Cultural Exchange in Aotearoa.
Horrid and disturbing at its core: all Australians must help prevent youth suicide
Indigenous women say it is the responsibility of all Australians to prevent suicide in Indigenous children.
January 26 Highlights A Time For Change, But Is Anyone Listening?
Since New Year’s Day, at least five Aboriginal young people have tragically taken their own lives. It was so distressing there was extensive media coverage for a change. Yet week in and week out, self-harm and suicide have grown into an epidemic among First Nations young people.
Perhaps we’ve got problems as deep as the US
I work for Culture Is Life, a not-for-profit combating suicide and self-harm among young First Australians – nine times the rate in the general population. As a nation we need urgently to ask ourselves, how can we counter the crippling despair overcoming so many of our young people? We believe some answers lie in strengthening their connections to culture, community and history.
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