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OPINION: Should publishers be aware of Indigenous protocols? I think ‘yes’.

June 4, 2014


Confession time (again). I used to consider Australia Aboriginal spirituality and lore as something like Ancient Greek mythology – something to be read, enjoyed, studied and appreciated as a cultural artefact from the past. It was finding myself with a very dear friend who is an Aboriginal that I learned very differently. For many Indigenous […]

Writing Protocols for Producing Indigenous Australian Writing

February 21, 2014


Here in Australia, we do not have a brilliant history in our relations with Indigenous Australians and reconciliation is an ongoing process. One thing that was achieved was the Australia Council for the Arts adopting a set of formal protocols for producing Indigenous Australian Writing. The Canberra Speculative Fiction Guild, of which I am a […]