Growing Indigenous Economies

Growing Indigenous Economies
I’m blessed to be teaching a university course Growing Indigenous Economies which is offered to Aboriginal community leaders from around the country. When I arrived to teach the course, my friend and colleague suggested that I arrange a Skype for the students with international guest lectures of other Indigenous peoples doing their own economic development [...]

Puzzling publicist

Puzzling publicist
Was just having a 6am phone call with a possible publicity agent for my book. It was our first conversation. I was surprised she even responded to my invite email as it’s pretty hard for a self-published author to get the attention of mainstream, accomplished publicists. She told me that one of the things that [...]

Ancestors work with book stores…...

Ancestors work with book stores….
It’s been a day of some challenges, however I just had an awesome moment of seeing how the next world is showing us the love. I called Fullers Bookstore in Tasmania to see how I could arrange for two boxes of books they were keeping for me there to be shipped to Melbourne for my [...]

The miracle of slow and personal: con...

The miracle of slow and personal: connecting with libraries
So I’ve been writing to libraries, one by one to see if they might be interested in buying my book. I’ve started with libraries that are in areas I used to live in as a child and youth so I can stay connected with the communities. I had a golden moment today in that process. [...]

Book Launch at Readings: Internationa...

Book Launch at Readings: International Book Store of the Year 2016
I’m really excited that Readings has offered to give me a book launch. They won the London Fair International Book Store of the Year award for 2016. I can see why. The organiser of events has given me so much time and care in her collaboration. Our first phone call was about 20 minutes long [...]

Speaking Engagement: NAIDOC Panel wit...

Speaking Engagement: NAIDOC Panel with Uncle Jack Charles
I’ll be on a NAIDOC Panel this July 14. Speakers include Uncle Jack Charles (Senior Victorian Australian of the Year), Uncle Bruce Pascoe (Author of best selling book Dark Emu, winner of the NSW Premier’s Book of the Year), Aunty Vicki Couzens (winner of this years Australia Council National Indigenous Art Award fellowship). Carolyn Theatre [...]

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I’m an author. My first book was Nudges From Grandfather, Book 1 in the series Honouring Indigenous Spiritual Technologies.  I have a PhD in Law on “The Protection of Indigenous Medical Knowledge: Transforming Law to Engage Indigenous Spiritual Concerns.” My father specialised in Indigenous Psychology and we lived and worked with several Native American communities. Read More...