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AWAYE! - Full program podcast

ABC (Australia)

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

Location:

Melbourne, VIC

Description:

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

Language:

English

Contact:

Awaye! GPO Box 9994 Melbourne VIC 3001 (03) 9626 1350


Episodes

Going Beyond Good Intentions

1/21/2023
Poet Lionel Fogarty, blues musician Marlene Cummins and playwright Richard Franklin are three people who've driven and lead change in our communities across a range of arts practices. They discuss how their unique skills to go beyond good intentions and fight for structural change.

Duration:00:53:21

Janet's Vagrant Love, and Adolescent Wonderland

1/14/2023
With Elaine Crombie set to bring Janet's Vagrant Love to Sydney Festival, re-discover how the one woman show was developed for the Adelaide Cabaret Festival in 2019. Then, writer Tony Birch shares how growing up in Fitzroy influenced his ideas of masculinity, conflict resolution and his writing. And, Artist Naomi Hobson discusses her vibrant photographic series Adolescent Wonderland.

Duration:00:53:42

Unlimited Futures: Speculative, Visionary and Black fiction

1/7/2023
Unlimited Futures is an anthology of speculative, visionary fiction from 21 emerging and established First Nations writers and Black writers, reflecting visionary pasts, hopeful futures and the invisible ties between First Nations people and Black people. Co-editor Ellen van Neervan, along with writers Merryana Salem and Lisa Fuller discuss the anthology and (re)writing their worlds.

Duration:00:52:41

Writing is a political act

12/24/2022
In May 2022 four phenomenal writers — Jackie Huggins, Chelsea Watego, Lorna Munro and Evelyn Araluen — joined Awaye's live show from the Sydney Writer Festival to discuss how to balance what needs to be said, how to say it, and how to ensure it's heard by the right people.

Duration:00:54:02

Honouring the legacies of Uncle Jack Charles and Uncle Archie Roach

12/17/2022
Today we remember the legacy of Uncle Archie Roach and Uncle Jack Charles.

Duration:00:52:14

It Begins with Recognition, and water ripples in Dharawal

12/10/2022
On 10 December, 1992, then-prime minister Paul Keating delivered the infamous Redfern Speech to a skeptical it not hostile audience in the inner-Sydney suburb hailed "the Black capital". Thirty years later, what was the impact of the Redfern Speech? Then for Word Up, Ray Ingrey shares some of his language — Dharawal.

Duration:00:53:37

Blaktivism, and Song With No Boss

12/3/2022
Australian Dance Theatre's Daniel Riley weaves together dance, music and text to bring to life the remarkable story of his great-great uncle, and Deline Briscoe discusses Blaktivism.

Duration:00:51:31

Joel Bray's Garabari, and Song With No Boss

11/26/2022
Choreographer Joel Bray explains how working in close collaboration with Wiradjuri Elders, including his own father, helped bring Wiradjuri country to Naarm. For Word Up Stephanie Skinner shares the traditional name of the land where Geelong now sits on Wadawurrung Country. Plus, musician Clint Bracknell and linguist Myf Turpin continue to track the Song With No Boss.

Duration:00:47:01

Growing Up Wiradjuri, and Song With No Boss

11/19/2022
Three of the Elders discuss their contributions to Dr Anita Heiss' new anthology Growing Up Wiradjuri. And in the third episode of Song With No Boss, musician Clint Bracknell and linguist Myf Turpin continue to track the much-loved corroboree song that travelled thousands of kilometres, largely intact, for at least 160 years.

Duration:00:47:02

Kodie Bedford talks screenwriting, and Song With No Boss

11/12/2022
Kodie Bedford is a Jaru screenwriter who grew up in Geraldton, Western Australia. She discusses how the landscape of Australian television has changed since she started a little over a decade ago. Song With No Boss returns for the second of five episodes about a much-loved corroboree song that travelled thousands of kilometres, largely intact, for at least 160 years.

Duration:00:53:37

Song With No Boss, and Purrumpa

11/5/2022
In the first instalment of Song With No Boss Noongar musician and language revivalist Clint Bracknell, and linguist Myf Turpin begin unravelling a musical mystery. Franchesca Cubillo explains why Australia Council brought together Elders, emerging leaders, artists, arts workers, performers and thought leaders for Purrumpa. And for Word Up Elaine Magias shares some Kaurna language.

Duration:00:53:02

Meet the Unaipon Award winner for 2022, and Bedtime Stories from Wiradjuri Country

10/29/2022
Mykaela Saunders wins the David Unaipon award in 2022 and Rona Glynn-McDonald speaks about and Common Ground, and their new series of Bedtime Stories

Duration:00:54:00

Marloo's Blues, and Vince Copley's The Wonder of Little Things

10/22/2022
Considered one of Australia’s foremost Indigenous female blues writers and performers, Marlene Cummins talks the blues from an Aboriginal woman’s perspective. And, Vince Copley AM's daughter Kara McEwan discusses her father's posthumously published autobiography.

Duration:00:53:48

Celebrating the Black excellence of Sidney Myer Creative Fellowship, and The Dirty Mile

10/15/2022
Dr Alethea Beetson, Fred Leone and Vincent Namatjira discuss how being awarded Sidney Myer Creative Fellowships will impact their lives and develop their art practices. Plus, John Harding discusses adapting his promenade play The Dirty Mile for the radio.

Duration:00:53:26

Counter Monuments and Anti-Racism Interventions

10/8/2022

Duration:00:53:38

50 years of the Koori Knockout, and introducing Jem Cassar-Daley

10/1/2022
Ronald Briggs talks about the 50th anniversary of the Koori Knockout, and Jem Cassar-Daley introduces her debut EP I Don't Know Who to Call.

Duration:00:53:42

The Australian Wars, and Na Djinang Circus

9/24/2022
Rachel Perkins discusses her new docuseries The Australian Wars, and Na Djinang Circus founder Harley Mann explains how he fell into the artform and found community.

Duration:00:53:52

Remembering an icon of Blak theatre

9/17/2022
As the world mourns a queen, Blakfullas around the country are mourning a giant of theatre. Rachael Maza discusses the legacy of the late Uncle Jack Charles, and an interview with Uncle from the archives.

Duration:00:50:35

Blak led flood recovery, and finding the space in silence

9/10/2022
Koori Mail's general manager Naomi Moran provides an update on the flood recovery in NSW's Northern Rivers region, and Karul Project's co-founder Thomas E. Kelly discusses a show that's exploring silence (and what it takes to break it).

Duration:00:52:08

Tiddas goes from page to stage, and Jazz Money guest curates MWF

9/3/2022
Wiradjuri writer Anita Heiss, is adding another feather to her cap, with the stage adaptation of her 2014 novel Tiddas. Poet Jazz Money talks guest curating this year's Melbourne Writers Festival. Stephen Page and his son Hunter Page-Lochard discuss, Waru — Bangarra Dance Theatre's new show, aimed at children. And for Word Up, Aunty Christine Stuart shares some Gubbi Gubbi language, including the word for 'fire'.

Duration:00:53:06