Get Up, Stand Up, Show Up
Details to come
Monday 15 August, 3:30pm-5:00pm, Peppers Silo Hotel Launceston
Dewayne is a palawa man descendant from both the community of Cape Barren Island Tasmania and gunai/kurnai people of Victoria. In 2007 Dewayne graduated with his Cert III in Aboriginal Primary Health Care (Aboriginal Health Worker) and has since actively played many roles within his community. Dewayne has been recognised with a Human Rights Week award - for bringing Tasmanian Aboriginal culture and language to the broader community, educating children and working to protect his Aboriginal heritage. Dewayne continues his role within his community with the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre as the Cultural Unit Coordinator delivering Cultural Competency Training and developing Aboriginal tourism and business opportunities . Dewayne is passionate about the revival and continuation of language (palawa kani), especially in the area of songs for ceremony and dance.