Dr Kyle Whyte - Visiting Indigenous Fellow
Dr. Kyle Whyte, a Potawatomi man and an enrolled member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation was a Visiting Indigenous Fellow at CAEPR. Kyle holds the Timnick Chair in the Humanities at Michigan State University. He is Associate Professor of Philosophy and Community Sustainability, a faculty member of the Environmental Philosophy & Ethics graduate concentration, and a faculty affiliate of the American Indian Studies and Environmental Science & Policy programs.
Indigenous Artist Terry Ngamandara Wilson provides new key image for CAEPR
Image credit: Terry Ngamandarra Wilson, Gulach (detail), painting on bark, private collection © Terry Ngamandarra/Licensed by Viscopy, 2016.
We are very happy to announce CAEPR has received formal permission to use the Gulach (spike rush) design on CAEPR’s webpage, various publications and for public events. This design was painted on bark by artist Terry Ngamandara Wilson (1950-2011) who lived in the community of Gochan Jiny-Jirra on the Cadell River in north central Arnhem Land. Permission to use the image came from Terry’s family, Maningrida Arts and Culture and Viscopy.
Community Wellbeing from the Ground Up: A Yawuru Example - Report by Mandy Yap and Eunice Yu
At some point in our lives, we have asked ourselves one or all of these questions. What matters most in life? What makes life worth living? What makes you happy? What makes you feel good? What makes you flourish? What are important life areas? What and who should government allocate resources to? This report addresses these questions by outlining the development of wellbeing indicators that are from the ground up, working with the Yawuru in Broome, Western Australia, thereby prioritising the voices and inputs of Indigenous women and men in the conception and measurement of wellbeing.
CAEPR'S Seminar Series - Resumes on 3 August 2016
CAEPR's Seminar Series for Semester 2 will resume on Wednesday 3 August 2016.
Dr Maggie Brady presents two seminars to FARE - The Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education
Dr Maggie Brady, a visiting fellow at CAEPR, has been invited to present two seminars for the policy staff of FARE – the Foundation for Alcohol Research and Education located in Canberra. Originally established in 2001 with a $115m grant by the Australian Parliament as the Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation, FARE is a not-for-profit independent research and policy organisation focussed on stopping the harm caused by alcohol.
Operationalising the capability approach: developing culturally relevant indicators of indigenous wellbeing – an Australian example
New article by Mandy Yap (CAEPR) and Eunice Yu (Kimberley Institute
Mandy Yap & Eunice Yu (2016): Operationalising the capability approach: developing culturally relevant indicators of indigenous wellbeing – an Australian example, Oxford Development Studies, http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13600818.2016.1178223
Unpacking Reconciliation: Emerging thoughts from the ANU post-graduate community
Annick Thomassin, Talia Avrahamzon (CAEPR) and Annie Te One (NCIS) of the Reconciliation Action Week postgraduate student committee hosted and organised Friday's 'Unpacking Reconciliation' event with the support of Richard Baker (PVC Student Experience) and Jenny Corbett (PVC Research & Research Training). This event showcased ANU's Indigenous Studies HDR students' research and presented ideas towards the process of reconciliation at the ANU. CAEPR presentees included Helen Fraser, Talia Avrahamzon and Kaely Woods. It was attended by Chancellor Gareth Evans and Vice Ch