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Yitpi Foundation Forum

Mar 23, 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Collaborative Futures: using Yarluwar Ruwe, the Ngarrindjeri Sea-Country Plan, for practical land management solutions

Australian Riverprize winners 2015: Ngarrindjeri Regional Authority and DEWNR for River Murray

Presented by Professor Daryle Rigney and Assoc Professor Steve Hemming
Flinders University Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement.

10am – 11.30am Thursday 23 March
Charles Hawker Conference Centre

RSVP and further enquiries to convenor, Dr Maarten Ryder
(email maarten.ryder@adelaide.edu.au | Tel 0409 696 360)

About the speakers:

Professor Daryle Rigney is a citizen of the Ngarrindjeri Nation and Dean of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement at Flinders University. Professor Rigney is an Affiliated Faculty member of the James E. Roger College of Law, Indigenous Peoples Law and Policy Program and a member of the International Advisory Council of the native nations Institute, University of Arizona. He is recognised nationally and internationally as a leader in Indigenous nation building and governance. In 2013 he was named SA NAIDOC Aboriginal Person of the Year.

Associate Professor Steve Hemming is the Associate Dean (Research) in the Office of Indigenous Strategy and Engagement at Flinders University with a teaching role in Australian Studies, Indigenous Studies, Cultural Studies and Environmental Studies. He was a long-time curator in the South Australian Museum’s Anthropology Division and has been working with Indigenous nations in South Australia for thirty years. His research has focused on the colonial genealogies of cultural heritage and natural resource management and traditionalist understandings of Indigenous culture. In recent years he has worked on Indigenous community development, environmental management and governance programs with the Ngarrindjeri nation in South Australia.

This forum is generously supported by a grant from the Yitpi Foundation and is dedicated to the memory of Dr Tony Rathjen


Mar 23
10:00 am - 11:30 am
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Charles Hawker Conference Centre
Charles Hawker Building, Waite Rd
Urrbrae, SA 5064 Australia

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