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Special Event: Corroboree Sydney

8 Nov 2013, 01:16 UTC
Special Event: Corroboree Sydney
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Four days of Indigenous cultural experience and interactions, including a talk on Aboriginal Astronomy by Professor Ray Norris.Date: 16 November 2013 to 19 November 2013Location: Australian Museum, Indigenous Australians: Australia’s First Peoples galleryWe're hosting four days of Indigenous cultural experience and interactions in our Indigenous Australians gallery. Our program aims to engage and educate audiences about Aboriginal heritage and culture, particularly in regards to NSW.Come along for an opportunity to interact with Indigenous artists and cultural practitioners as they interpret objects and share insights into their cultures.Talks$20 each (bookings essential – click the links below)We're hosting four talks on Indigenous Australian culture, beliefs, heritage and history:The Native Institute – Karla Dickens and Leanne TobinSunday 17 November11.00am – 12.30pmThe Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines made Australia – Bill Gammage AMSunday 17 November2.00pm – 3.30pmAboriginal Astronomy – Ray NorrisTuesday 19 NovemberTime 11.00am – 12.30 pmConnections: Dreaming stories and the rock art of Southern Sydney – Les Bursill OAMTuesday 19 NovemberTime 2.00pm – 3.30 pmSee more at: http://australianmuseum.net.au/event/corroboree#sthash.D4XHdgoB.dpuf

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