Toodyay ‘Truth Telling’ display wins national award
NOONGAR Kaartdijin Aboriginal Corporation Chair Robert Miles (pointing) explains Newcastle Gaol Museum’s national award-winning Truth Telling display in Clinton Street to members and Toodyay Shire President Rosemary Madacsi.
The Gnulla Karnany Waangkiny (Our Truth Telling) exhibition in a former colonial prison cell won the national Indigenous Project Award at this year’s Australian Museums and Galleries Association Awards night in Newcastle, NSW.Read more
Corporation Chairman Robert Miles thanked everyone involved, including the Shire of Toodyay for its support for national reconciliation.
“This project has been about ‘reclaiming’ the Noongar voice, acknowledging truth and beginning the healing process,” Mr Miles said.
The Shire launched its second Reconciliation Action Plan at an annual national Reconciliation Week breakfast on Thursday May 25.