Last mini-webinar within #FireHomeSchool program with Victor Steffensen
We are approaching the end of the series of mini-webinars within the Fire Home School program, and as a finishing touch we want to close it with a special webinar. Therefore, for this occasion Victor Steffensen will be our guest. Victor will share with all of us his experience and knowledge on traditional Australian Aboriginal burning.
Who is Victor Steffensen?
Victor Steffensen is an Indigenous writer, filmmaker, musician and consultant applying traditional knowledge values in a contemporary context, through workshops and artistic projects. He is a descendant of the Tagalaka people through his mother's connections from the Gulf Country of north Queensland. Much of Victor's work over the past 27 years has been based on the arts and reviving traditional knowledge values - particularly traditional burning - through mentoring and leadership, as well as on-ground training with Aboriginal communities and many non-Indigenous Australians. He is also the co-founder of the National Indigenous Fire Workshops, which have so far been hosted in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Victor has also connected with First Nations communities in California, Canada and the Sámi people of Scandinavia, sharing cultural knowledge practices related to caring for country. traditional burning, through mentoring and leadership, as well as on-site training with Aboriginal communities and many non-indigenous Australians. He is also a co-founder of the National Workshops against Indigenous Fires, which have so far been organized in Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Victor has also connected with First Nations communities in California, Canada and the Sami people of Scandinavia, sharing cultural awareness practices related to caring for the country.
- Event: Thursday May 21st at 12 noon (CEST) or 8 pm (Queensland, AU)
- This mini-webinar will be in English