One morning, years ago, when I had a management job with the Queensland sugar industry, I received a phone call from a fellow in the Department of Environment. He wanted to run an idea past me. He started explaining how they had a problem with … [Read more...] about The Emu’s Perspective – Part 3.
Country is central to everything Aboriginal: it is a continuum, without beginning or ending. In this worldview, everything is living – people, animals, plants, rocks, earth, water, stars, air and all else. So begins a new book by Bill Gammage and … [Read more...] about The Emu’s Perspective – Part 2.
I started school at a place called Batchelor near a uranium mine called Rum Jungle in the Northern Territory of Australia. I went off to school each morning with an Aboriginal boy called Johnny who had feet that were so wide they didn’t fit into … [Read more...] about The Emu’s Perspective – Part 1.