The Dunstan Foundation and Flinders University present the 2014 Lowitja O’Donoghue Oration with Professor Patrick Dodson.
Professor Patrick Dodson is a Yawuru man from Broome in Western Australia. He has dedicated his life work to being an advocate for constructive relationships between Indigenous and non-Indigenous people based on mutual respect, understanding and dialogue. He is a recipient of the Sydney International Peace prize.
He was a Royal Commissioner into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, inaugural Chair of the Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation and Co-Chair of the Expert Panel for Constitutional Recognition of Indigenous Australians.
Patrick lives in Broome with his family, where he is involved in social, cultural, economic and environmental sustainability through his roles as Chair of the Lingiari Foundation and Executive Chair of Nyamba Buru Yawuru.
Tickets are still available to this not to be missed event. Professor Dodson will speak about the history of the Recognise movement and provide an understanding of its importance in the lead up to the proposed referendum on the recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Constitution.
General Admission $20;
Bookings Essential at www.dunstan.org.au/events
Tuesday 27 May 2014 from 7:00pm
Bonython Hall, North Terrace
THE UNIVERSITY OF ADELAIDE