Speaking in Colour offers a range of innovative workshops that bring Aboriginal perspectives into the classroom or workplace. Please read the brief description below and then click on a fact sheet for detailed information about the format and content of each workshop. If you are interested in a workshop please contact us to discuss your requirements and we will respond with a customised proposal and quotation for a workshop that is fun, informative and truly memorable. Here’s what some of our previous clients have to say about our workshops.

I believe that workshops like this allow students to understand Aboriginal culture in new ways.
Samantha Dyball – Dance Teacher, White Bridge High School.

 

There has been lots of talk in the office about your workshop and the art piece we developed as a team.
Mia Bromley – Project Officer, Hunter New England Health

 

It was good that most of the time was devoted to hands-on activities.
Rita – Workshop Participant

 

 

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Time to move (Aboriginal dance)

Get to learn a few dance moves, dance to a pre-recorded song and have their hands and face painted in ochre.
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Interwoven (Aboriginal weaving)

Participants learn about traditional Aboriginal weaving, how, when and why. Participants then learn a contemporary weaving technique creating a little keep sake.
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Appreciation (Aboriginal Art appreciation)

Note activities vary depending on the material selected.
Students are inspired by traditional Aboriginal art to create something contemporary in a culturally appropriate way. Each student creates a little keep sake from the day.
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Tool (Didge and artefacts)

Students can see, touch and learn about a range of Aboriginal artefacts local to your area. Session content varies with each presenter as we have several Aboriginal male teachers who specalise in this area. Didge demonstrations and instruction are available.
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Possum (Possum Skin Cloaks)

Participants learn about possum skin cloaks, their role in society, how they were made and why. Students get to touch a possum skin cloak, play with masks and do a little possum dance.
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A Welcome to Country or Story telling with a local Aboriginal Elder

At Speaking in Colour we work with your local community to engage the recommended Elder for your organisation or school. The content content delivered will be appropiate for your event and region.
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Incursions for Pre-school and Early Learning and Centers

A series of workshops have been designed especially for pre-schools and early learning centres to encourage play based learning and for our little explorers 0-5years old. Each session 45mins long, will vary in content based on the student ages and abilities. Longer or additional sessions are available on request.
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