The 2017 Dungala Kaiela Oration

Professor Marcia Langton

The Dungala Kaiela ‘Defining Goulburn Murray’ Oration is an annual event co-hosted by the Kaiela Institute and the University of Melbourne.  The Orations have rolling themes examining culture, climate change, economics and regional development, legal issues, health and society.  The aim of the Oration is to celebrate Aboriginal cultural identity, create a shared vision for the people of the greater Goulburn Murray region, and build bridges to promote Aboriginal social and economic development.

2017 Professor Marcia Langton

The ninth annual Dungala Kaiela Oration was delivered by Professor Marcia Langton, Associate Provost Redmond Barry, Distinguished Professor Chair of Australian Indigenous Studies on Wednesday the 5th of July at the Rumbalara Football Netball Club. 

The oration discusses the vision of the Empowered Communities Report and how this can be implemented in the region.

Video Timing

9:20 - Paul Briggs

16:42 - Shaun Ewen, Pro Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) The University of Melbourne

20:05 - Deborah Cheetham and Dungala Children's Choir

35:13 - Prof Marcia Langton

1:11:26 - Closing remarks by Professor Glyn Davis AC



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