The National Initiative was launched at the SNAICC National conference 2013 in Cairns.
SNAICC Conference Cairns 2013 – Day 1 – Welcome address
Cindy Blackstock is the Executive Director of The Caring Society of Canada and an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta. The Caring Society of Canada seeks to promote, and support, First Nations child and family service agencies in Canada.
Emma Schuh Torres Strait Islander Mother with two boys in boarding school. Emma discusses how she negotiates with the boarding school about her boys participating in cultural events. During holidays, she makes sure her boys go back to Weipa (where they are from) and spends time with all their family. Emma also talks about the […]
Bernard Sabadi Torres Strait Islander Father of six children, including 2 foster children. Speaks about his role as a father, leader, protector and provider. He explains that the basis of his cultural traditions is respect and the huge role that his extended family play. Transcript BERNARD: My name’s Bernard Sabadi. I have six children in […]
Indigenous teenagers from Australia’s most remote communities have banded together to produce a music video called – “It’s your turn”. View the sample of the music video featuring students from the Northern Territory. Written and performed by secondary school students from remote Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory, Western Australia, South Australia, Queensland and New […]
All around the country there are communities, schools, families and organisations getting prepared for National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day on the 4th August 2012. This year marks the 25th anniversary since children’s day was first celebrated. Like every year SNAICC has sent out hundreds of fun activity packs and resources to help […]