Q&A: Week 7

Welcome to our week 7 Q&A videos! 

This week includes a fascinating exploration of how Aboriginal trade tracks worked, a look at ideas of punishment across cultures, and tips on how charities can be more effective.

 

Q19. Was there any barter or trading between different Aboriginal people?

 

Q20. Wasn’t Aboriginal society pretty barbaric and controlled by harsh punishments?

 

 

Q21. Are any charities or non-profits helpful for Aboriginal people? Or are they generally doing more harm than good?

 

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About Richard Trudgen

Richard was born in Orange NSW and trained as a fitter and turner. He moved to Arnhem Land in the NT in 1973 and became a community worker, learning to speak Djambarrpuyŋu. Has now worked with Yolŋu people for over 45 years. He was the CEO of Aboriginal Resource and Development Services (ARDS) for 10 years during which time he developed discovery education methodology with Rev Dr Djiniyini Gondarra OAM and also established Yolŋu Radio in 2003. He is the author of Why Warriors Lie Down and Die and facilitated ‘Bridging the Gap’ seminars, and delivered corporate training across Australia. He is currently the CEO of Why Warriors Pty Ltd, a community development social enterprise organisation working with Yolngu people. He spends his day writing, producing podcasts and building online learning platforms, producing videos and working face to face with Yolngu. He is also involved in building online cross-cultural training material to build understanding between Indigenous peoples and the Dominant Culture.

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