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MDWg receives an Australian Ethical Community Grant!

MDWg receives an Australian Ethical Community Grant!

A few months ago, we reached out to our network of friends and supporters, asking them to vote for MDWg to receive an Australian Ethical Community Grant. We’re so delighted to share that we have been successful!

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Team visit to Goanna Dreaming site

MDWg team visits Goanna Dreaming site

In early May, the MDWg team visited an important Miriwoong cultural site- the Goanna Dreaming. The main purpose of the trip was to gather footage for a film about Miriwoong storytelling. Our Project Linguist, Frances Kofod is recording and producing this film. Frances has been working with MDWg staff and Miriwoong Elders to capture stories that are important to Miriwoong people. An important part of this project has also been to encourage younger team members to tell their own stories. Continue reading Team visit to Goanna Dreaming site

MDWg Leader Completes AILC Training

MDWg Leader Completes AILC Training

In early November, Senior Language Worker Glennis Galbat-Newry began the first of two blocks in a Certificate II in Indigenous Leadership. Glennis, along with a group of other emerging leadersĀ  participated in the course. The course was delivered by the Australian Indigenous Leadership Centre (AILC). On December 8, Glennis completed her second and final block, and accepted her certificate at a graduation ceremony that night.

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