• Pearl’s Trunk

    For far too long information about Aboriginal Activist Pearl Gibbs has been a challenge for her family to track down. With the introduction of the world wide web it has never been easier for us to find out about our inspirational nana. Many people knew that Pearl had her own personal library she had created herself.   She kept her portable library in five trunks under her [...]

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    Anny is a proud 4,005th generation descendant of the Ngemba mob from far north western NSW in her mother's family.  From her father's family she is a fifth generation French/English descendent.   As a  granddaughter of prominent 20th century Aboriginal Activist Pearl Gibbs,  Anny’s obsession is to continue her grandmother’s work to [...]

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    Anny is an extra ordinary Indigenous cross-cultural trainer and coach with over four decades' experience in community development specifically with Aboriginal and refugee peoples. She  invites you to take a respectful peek under the bonnet of first nation practices that will intrigue, amaze and leave you yearning for more. Anny understands the challenges faced by many non-Aboriginal [...]

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    Don't know where to start ? Are you not sure how to get referrals, who to talk to, what to say after ‘”hello”? Do you fear repeating the past?  Are you highly aware of past history and understandably cautious about treading on cultural toes? Are you low on cultural credibility or reliability? Do you have  few connections in Aboriginal spaces, either [...]

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    Are you struggling to hold your own across two cultural spaces?   Do you sometimes feel like an outsider in your workplace? Are you often seen as the in-house “Aboriginal expert”?Are you continually juggling work and family stuff? Are you seeking a sense of belonging in your workplace? Do you want to now more about how to coach and mentor “whitefellas in your workplace and [...]

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    1. Confused between an  Acknowledgement of Country and a Welcome to Country? 2. Struggle to find the rights words? 3. Unsure how to correctly pronounce the country you want to Acknowledge 4. Unsure how to make it personal as well as professional  Describe an AOC and it’s importance to first nation peeps  Recognise what happens in other countries around the  [...]

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    Change is massive and is accelerating faster than we can keep up with it The need to transfer to new ways is moving fast and many systems are not in place Familiar ways are safer and easier to follow as we know what to do Seven Sparkplugs for Supercharging Your  Soft Skills  Being able to recognise and respond to SIGNALS sent and received by family, friends and fellow workers makes the[...]

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