Yuuingan Dhilla Yari 2023

The highlights of the Queensland Indigenous Language’s Symposium held at the State Library Queensland, on 4th of May 2023 were: the Kutaw Zoeru Torres Strait Islander Dance Troupe; learning about the project and policy work of First Languages Australia; and all the afternoon workshops particularly the presentation of Desert Pea Media, on building creative bridgesContinue reading “Yuuingan Dhilla Yari 2023”

Henna for Well Being

I have noticed Henna¬† (also known as mehndi) a reddish brown dye made from leaves and used to colour the hair and decorate the body, on the hands of women in art depicting Hinduism and on women from India and always wondered how it was done. Henna is traditionally used for special occasions like weddingsContinue reading “Henna for Well Being”