Australia Has Its Own “Haka”

As a number of Yolŋu watched Adam Goodes perform his “war cry” or “haka” on TV after he kicked the goal, they were excited because it was great for their culture to be represented there on the big screen. “Here in Arnhem Land in the NT we call what Adam performed ‘balyunmirr’.”

The lights are on but nobody is home

Different Ways of Communicating Question: “How do I work with limited eye contact and little obvious response from Aboriginal clients? Also, do we talk too much?” Have you ever sat down and talked to a person with a different cultural…

Getting Yolŋu Into Business

In 2014 I wrote a major report call “Getting Yolŋu into Business”. A copy of the 77 page report is available at https://www.whywarriors.com.au/2014/07/getting-yolnu-into-business/ The report covers a brief economic history of the Yolŋu people, looked at the many blockages, and…

Future Dreaming Conference: Session 2

The AHED Project (the not for profit arm of Why Warriors) held its first conference on 24th May 2014 in Melbourne in collaboration with Manna Gum, TEAR Australia, Surrender, Essendon Baptist Church and Tabor College, titled: Future Dreaming: Purpose, Passion & Power in Remote Indigenous Communities Videos…

Future Dreaming Conference: Session 3

The AHED Project (the not for profit arm of Why Warriors) held its first conference on 24th May 2014 in Melbourne in collaboration with Manna Gum, TEAR Australia, Surrender, Essendon Baptist Church and Tabor College, titled: Future Dreaming: Purpose, Passion & Power in Remote Indigenous Communities Videos…