Indigenous Practice Research: Working with Indigeneity

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This event is a conversation between N'arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM, Professor Brian Martin and Associate Professor James Oliver, with a focus on the work of Wominjeka Djeembana, an Indigenous practice research lab at Monash University. They will be discussing issues relating to 'situating decolonization' (Martin et al) and 'decolonization is not a metaphor' (Tuck and Yang), with particular reference to practice/research.

N'arweet Dr Carolyn Briggs AM is a Senior Boon Wurrung Elder and Senior Indigenous Research Fellow (Practice) at Wominjeka Djeembana.

Professor Brian Martin is a descendant of Bundjalung, Muruwari and Kamilaroi peoples, and is the Inaugural Associate Dean (Indigenous) at MADA and Founding Director of Wominjeka Djeembana.

James Oliver (Seumas Chatriona Dhomhnuill Aonghais Bhig) is an Associate Professor at the School of Design, RMIT University. He is a Hebridean Gàidheal and a founding member of Wominjeka Djeembana.

Image extract: 'Methexical Countryscape: BoonWurrung #2', Brian Martin 2021
The non/fictionLab is supported by Writing and Publishing @ RMIT.
Period09 Nov 2021
Event typeOnline presentation
LocationMelbourne, AustraliaShow on map
Degree of RecognitionNational


  • Indigenous Australian Studies
  • indigenous health
  • Indigenous politics and policy
  • Indigenous data science