Day 1 - Wednesday 2nd
Inspired by a potential myth around FN having different approach than non-FN. Do we approach the making of work differently? How important is protocol in this? Are protocols limitations? Is it always about country? Does it have to be about giving back to community? Are we always working to shift perceptions?
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discTroy Casey: We build trust before we do business; engaging in an appropriate manner to connect with a community first. It may take two or three cuppas and yarns before you can do business.
discIan RT Colless: Your knowing comes from your ability to know where you are and your being comes from knowing where your spirit is in relation to others.
discTroy Casey: Each community have different protocol.
discAustralia Council for the Arts Custodianship program: https://www.australiacouncil.gov.au/programs-and-resources/the-custodianship-program/
discMitchell Currie: It is important that protocols are upheld through the entire process of a project.
discAmanda Hayman: Protocol is one of the deciders for how Blaklash Projects accepts a job. We ask, 'What relationships do you already have with your Indigenous community? How are you involving everyone?'
discNadine McDonald-Dowd: If you don't know the first place to start, just ask. We ask all the time.