Koorie Heritage Trust puts activities online and opens up art show entries for Koori youth

Koorie Heritage Trust CEO Tom Mosby returns to CMR to discuss new activities and opportunities for artistic Koori young people.

Koorie Heritage Trust puts activities online and opens up art show entries for Koori youth

Posted by: Charles Pakana
Posted: 17 September 2020
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Click on the play button above to hear the full interview with Tom Mosby

Click here to view/download the full interview transcript

 

Overview

Connection to culture is for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, especially those who are disconnected, a very difficult journey. For children it can be particularly difficult.

Slowly but surely the Koorie Heritage Trust (KHT) is introducing online resources that can help children with cultural connection and understanding. Trust CEO, Torres Strait Islander man, Tom Mosby returns to Connection Matters Radio (CMR) to talk about the various initiatives being introduced by KHT.

“…coming out of [the Koorie Heritage Trust Voice program[, we thought, actually, we need something for our kids as well, acknowledging that a lot of families are at home, isolating at home. You have young kids that need activities, and while there’s range of other activities out there, we wanted to actually bring in a uniquely indigenous, First People, Victorian flavour into our kids’ activities.

“So we created the KHT Kids’ Club, and it’s all about engaging with our young people online.

 

Hear and/or read more about it by either listening to the full interview (above and below) or reading the interview transcript.

 

For more information

For more information on the KHT Kids’ Club: Click here for the webpage

For more information on the 3rd Koorie Art Show: Kids and Youth Awards 2020:  Click here for the webpage

 

 

Click here to view/download the full interview transcript

Click on the play button below to hear the full interview with Tom Mosby

 

      CMR - 033 - Tom Mosby

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