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Colin Isaacs, from the Myall Creek Memorial Committee, presents to Revd Dr John Brown a decorated urn he made to honour John and his contribution to the Myall Creek project.

Myall Creek Memorial Photo Gallery

Yuinart -  Contemporary Australian art - Aboriginal Artist Lloyd Hornsby

 Art Galleries

Ceramic Break Sculpture Park    - Warialda  NSW  Australia

Agora Gallery    - Chelsea, New York  USA

English as a second Language
Online Masters in ESL Programs 
Master's degree programs for ESL education provide instruction about how individuals learn English as a second language with regards to writing, reading and speaking. Most programs are available for both inexperienced and veteran teachers and intended for those looking to teach in primary, secondary or post-secondary schools.

Tourism & Culture of Australia
http://www.australia.com/ProcessSplashResults.aust?C=AU&L=en 
http://www.walkabout.com.au/ 
http://www.csu.edu.au/australia/ 
http://www.mainzdidgeridoos.com.au/ 
http://www.whitepages.com.au/wp/ 
http://www.yellowpages.com.au/search/searchEntry.do 
http://www.atn.com.au/ 

Myall Creek Massacre
MyallCrk.html

 Myths & legends - Australian Aborigine
 http://www.cs.williams.edu/~lindsey/myths/myths_13.html
 http://www.dreamhawk.com/oz.htm 
moon.html
platypus.html
The Mother Snake
Place Of Falling Star
http://www.dreamtime.net.au/ 

The Rock engravings at Murujuga

Foto Search Stock Photos contains over 200 Aboriginal art images and paintings. Visitors can also find royalty-free clipart pictures, illustrations, stock video clips, maps, and more.
http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/aborigine-art.html

use search term: aboriginal     http://www.canstockphoto.com/

 Colin Isaacs' Woodburnings
Woodburnings of Koori Artist Colin Isaacs 

Wooden Giftware

The Yowie, Hairy Man - Australia's Big Foot
http://www.yowiefile.com/ 

Aboriginal Art & Culture
http://www.aboriginalaustralia.com/aboriginal.htm#
http://aboriginalart.com.au/
http://www.karinya.com/auart1.htm 
http://www.insects.org/ced1/aust_abor.html 

http://www.mosman.nsw.gov.au/community/friendship/glen-innes

Yorta Yorta struggle for Justice Continues

http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/society/A0805377.html

http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/links/abor.cfm

Aboriginal Art
Yuinart - Lloyd Hornsby

Aboriginal Message Sticks
http://www.schools.ash.org.au/elanorah/absticks.htm 
http://www.bluep.com/~stiffe/message8.html 
http://www.abc.net.au/message/ 

Didgeridoos:

Didgeridoos and Oddgeridoos  Traditional and Non Traditional  Agave and Split Didgeridoos
Decorated and Non Decorated   Beginner to Professional


Phillip Jackson  Didgeridoo performer
Mick Lawton Didgeridoo Performer
Lachlan Hinds Didgeridoo Performer
http://aboriginalart.com.au/didgeridoo/music.html 
http://www.mainzdidgeridoos.com.au/ 

Australian History
http://www.nla.gov.au/oz/histsite.html 

http://www.kooriweb.org/foley/indexb.html

Australian Museum On-line
http://www.amonline.net.au/ 

Books on Aboriginal Culture & History
http://www.dropbears.com/b/broughsbooks/history/aboriginal.htm
Oracle of the Dreamtime
Gaddi Mirrabooka
http://www.aiatsis.gov.au/
 

Images

Stock Photos: http://www.gograph.com/
http://www.rosezone.com/postcards/images/1367-JPEG.html 
http://www.pictureaustralia.org/ 
http://www.australienbilder.de/e-index.htm 
http://www.mike-fields.com/outback/ 

News
http://www.aboriginenews.com/ 
http://www.koorimail.com/ 

http://www.murriviews.com.au/
 

 Maps of Australia
http://www.ga.gov.au/map/images.html 
http://www.maptrax.com.au

Storytelling Links
Australian Storytelling Guild NSW inc
http://storyteller.port5.com/ 

Didgeridoos and Oddgeridoos
New England Woodturning Supplies
Rob Day  - Player - Maker - Didgeridoos and Oddgeridoos - individually hand crafted to be played.

Didgeridoos
Kristian Benton Didgeridoo craftsman and player
www.yidakivibes.com

The Australian government and all its agencies have formally accept didjeridu as the correct spelling.
Didjeridu is sometimes spelt didgeridoo, didjeridoo and didgeridu, but However, since didgeridoo is the more popular way of spelling, didjeridu and didgeridoo are used interchangeably throughout the Internet and print media. Another common term these days is yidaki, a type of didjeridu used by the Aboriginal people of north-east Arnhem Land who call themselves Yolngu. You may sometimes also see yidaki spelt as yidaki, yirdaki or yiraki, but yidaki is the orthographically-correct spelling.


The term didjeridu is onomatopoetic and not of indigenous origin. That is, didjeridu is a word of Western invention, first coined in the early part of the 20th century to describe the sounds made by the instrument. It is also fairly certain that the earliest usage of the expression applied to instruments encountered in Western Arnhem Land or in the region to its immediate south, where repeating rhythms or sound patternings such as "didjeridu-dideru", "didjemro" and "didjeramo-rebo" are found. However, today, the word didjeridu is used much more generally to include instruments originating from all parts of Aboriginal Australia as well as a broad spectrum of instruments produced by indigenous and non-indigenous makers utilising an array of modern materials and methods.


The didjeridu has also been embraced by modern society for a number of other reasons including the relaxing and mildly euphoric state that playing and listening to the didjeridu can bring about. It appears likely that the special breathing technique needed to play the didjeridu as well as the distinct acoustics of the instrument both have positive effects on inducing the alpha brain wave patterns that are associated with deep meditation.

 

YouTube Video
featuring Colin's Art and Kristian Benton on Didgeridoo
 

 

Traditional Australian Aboriginal Song of the Gamilaraay.

Introduction by Paul Spearim in English.
Sung by Paul Spearim Jnr in Gamilaraay.

Artwork by Colin Isaacs.

Animation by Steve Day

Recorded and produced in Moree and Inverell NSW.



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