NATIONAL: The federal government’s National Cultural Policy consultations has opened up a can of worms about the Australian Council of the Arts, writes SAM COOK*.
NATIONAL: SAM COOK* is ready to advocate for Indigenous arts at the UN Permanent Forum on Indigenous issues.
NATIONAL: The recent events at the tent embassy got SAM COOK* thinking about the history of protest art.
NATIONAL: Sam Cook’s monthly round-up of the Aboriginal arts circuit.
NATIONAL: SAM COOK* believes Hip Hop should be a celebrated part of modern Indigenous culture, not a ridiculed one.
NATIONAL: When investigating lateral violence in the Indigenous Australian arts sector, I was struck by three key findings, writes SAM COOK.
NATIONAL: SAM COOK* travels around the country to bring you a comprehensive guide to the latest happenings in the Aboriginal arts world.
NATIONAL: For the past four years, Australia has been celebrating Blak History Month in July. It’s been a grassroots movement free of government influence, rhetoric, funding guidelines and agenda.
NATIONAL: SAM COOK* has waded through the 2011-12 budget documents, and has been left overwhelmed by its lack of Indigenous arts funding.
NATIONAL: SAM COOK* explores the use of the didgeridoo by women, and confronts the worrying trend to speak for another person’s country.
ORIGIN II: Try scoring machine Nathan Merritt.
AMAZING PEOPLE, PLACES: Chris Graham travelled to Central Australia to research the affects of the Northern Territory intervention.
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