First Nations Speaker Series

In conversation with Rhoda Roberts AO

Join renowned Widjabul, Bundjalung artistic director, Rhoda Roberts AO in an intimate conversation with MHNSW Head of First Nations Cultural Engagement and Gamilaroi Murri, Peter White.

Rhoda and Peter will explore her stellar career as a journalist, broadcaster, actor, producer, writer, arts advisor, and the important work and legacy of creating spaces to amplify First Nations voices and stories. The conversation will be a deep exploration of areas such as cultural authority, agency, sovereignty, and resilience in spaces that are both challenging and contested and is a unique opportunity to hear deep insights, inspirations and truth telling.

The First Nations Speaker Series has produced fascinating discussions with prominent authors, artists, curators, designers and producers. Previous speakers have included John Maynard, Tony Albert, Gawaian Bodkin-Andrews, Wayne Brennan, Professor Brenda L Croft, Blak Douglas, Dennis Golding, Dr Danièle Hromek, Dr Terri Janke, Dr Virginia Keft, Dr Leah Lui-Chivizhe, Alison Page, Matt Poll, Nathan mudyi Sentance, Dr Raymond Kelly, Aunty Michelle Perry, Reuben Mellor, Yanada Hepi Te Huia, Hayden Walsh and Peter White.

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Presented in collaboration with GML Heritage and the Research Centre for Deep History at the Australian National University

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