Ep 21 - Leadership, Indigenous culture and identity - Michelle Evans

Guest: Michelle Evans is the Assoc. Prof. in Leadership at Charles Sturt University, NSW. As the Founding Head of the VCA Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts & Cultural Development, a 2013 Fullbright Scholar… the list goes on! Michelle knows a thing or two about leadership! Watch this show on YouTube: [publishing 23 Dec] or subscribe on iTunes: http://ift.tt/2etglvz Links to short films loved: Darlene Johnson: Two Bob Mermaid | http://ift.tt/2i5l0mo (Purchase as DVD here: http://ift.tt/2h0QUTy) (talk 1 - Sonia Ospina) NYU Wagner: How Does Leadership Happen? | http://ift.tt/2i5cpAn (talk 2 - Nick Nissley) TEDx Talks: A Story About Leadership for Humanity 3.0 https://youtu.be/t4Be1zcfrN4 ABC TV: QandA Live from Garma Festival, Arnhem Land | http://ift.tt/1BDiwku Disclosure statement: Michelle Evans does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organization that would benefit from this review, and has disclosed no relevant affiliations beyond her teaching position listed. Other notes from the show: Michelle Evans at Charles Sturt University: http://ift.tt/2i5g9ln YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBAzw26G-8I86ssgRYx7yCg Some of Michelle’s past work and associations include VCA Wilin Centre for Indigenous Arts and Cultural Development: http://ift.tt/1I9EHAw Murra Indigenous Business Master Class Program: http://ift.tt/2i5jtwI Charles Sturt University’s ethos for supporting Indigenous students is described by the Wiradjuri phrase: Yindyamarra Winhanganha, meaning “the wisdom of respectfully knowing how to live well in a world worth living in”. CSU provides a great model of being more inclusion of Aboriginal students in educational institutions: http://ift.tt/2h0K68q The Anita Heiss’ book mentioned is “Am I Black Enough For You?” http://ift.tt/2i5fakP Michelle has worked with business leaders like Mayrah Sonter at http://ift.tt/28oJX1R and jointly created the initiative called “Indigenous Business Month of October”: http://ift.tt/2i5gapr Finally, Michelle encourages all teachers wanting to learn more about Aboriginal culture to think about their LOCAL place: find out who the local elders and traditional land owners are and make contact. Other films & TV programs Michelle loves: * Goonies: http://ift.tt/mSgRF8 (a great ‘hero’s journey’ story) * AFC Aboriginal short film collections: http://ift.tt/2i5gvIH * Redfern Now: http://ift.tt/1lyl7XJ * NITV short films: recent example, ‘The New Black’ collection of 7 shorts: http://ift.tt/2i5alrQ * Hard Rock Medical (includes Wilin Centre actor Mark Coles Smith, playing Gary Frazier): http://ift.tt/2h0Mcoy ———————————————————————————————— This show is a proud member of the Education Podcast Network http://ift.tt/1EUzavb ————————————————————————————————

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