The Integration of Indigenous Art and Culture into the Curriculum

Maretta Madden Within both the context of both education and wider society, the inclusion and role of Indigenous art continues to be a contested area. Of particular relevance and importance is the treatment of Indigenous art in our curricula and classrooms. This essay will be divided into three main sections. To assist in providing a […]

Belonging: Possum Skin Cloak Project, Heatherhill Primary School

Maree Clarke In 2012, through the Artists in Schools Project, Heatherhill Primary School created a beautiful artefact, a Possum Skin Cloak, under the guidance of Aboriginal artist, Maree Clarke. ‘Belonging’ was a project that looked at how we all belong in Australia. The artist worked with many students from diverse cultural backgrounds. With the artist […]