My name is Terry Atkinson Junior, I am a Wemba Wemba man from North-West Victoria and today I want to explain what self-determination means to me. I write this story, not as a scholar, but as a young Aboriginal man who feels as though the Aboriginal perspective,...read more
King David School’s Year-Nine Gariwerd Camp: Continuing to strengthen Indigenous and Jewish Partnerships.
For the second year in a row, Indigicate has facilitated the Gariwerd (Grampians) camp for King David School’s sixty year-nines. King David School is a progressive Jewish school in Armadale that has been working with Indigicate for over four years. At the end of 2015,...read more
A message to educators working in Indigenous Education: A change easily implemented is easily discarded
A message to educators working in Indigenous Education: A change easily implemented is easily discarded The Indigenous education space is often a challenging environment for schools and educators. When I speak with educators I can sense that they are navigating a...read more
5 Reasons Why ‘The Apology’ Did Nothing to Close the ‘Gap’ of Disadvantage and 3 Ways We Can Change This.
5 Reasons Why ‘The Apology’ Did Nothing to Close the ‘Gap’ of Disadvantage and 3 Ways We Can Change This. By Shawn Andrews, CEO of Indigicate. 10 years on and the apology to the stolen generations is a demonstration of one Australia’s best practises of tokenistic box...read more
Indigicate founder Shawn Andrews teaching "is it real Aboriginal art?" #howdoweknow Aboriginal art authenticity How can you be sure when you buy Aboriginal art that it is an authentic piece made by Aboriginal people? Some claim that 90% “Aboriginal-style” art wasn’t...read more
In 2008, COAG agreed to six ambitious targets to address the disadvantage faced by Indigenous Australians in life expectancy, child mortality, education and employment. They are to: close the gap in life expectancy within a generation (by 2031); halve the gap in...read more
[As of November 29, 2015] It's been an amazing nine months of operation for Indigicate. So excited for the next future of Indigenous education. Slowly we are changing education if you've got spare ten minutes read our recent article from The Age. From Indigenous dolls...read more
Indigicate – Shawn’s Story
Resources For Educators
Indigicate will continue to grow this page. There are many local and national organisations who have invaluable resources we hope to continue to share subject to their approval. If you would like to have your work linked to this page or if you have specific content needs for your school or business please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Creative Spirits offer a number of resources for teachers across many subject areas.
NITV has a range on topics about Indigineous Australia.
There used to be over 600 Indigenous languages not including dialects. From what we know there are around 150 currently surviving. More are being researched and discovered every day.
Here are just two samples:
Yolngu online dictionary – created by John Greatorex in 2014
Victorian Aboriginal Corporation for Languages
Victorian Aboriginal Languages
Dreaming (Boon Wurrung)
Bunjil – First Australians