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Updates to the website

 

This website is continuing to develop as further information from the project findings is confirmed with participants and consent for inclusion on the website is obtained.

AS NEW CONTENT IS FINALISED AND INCLUDED IN THE WEBSITE RELEVANT LINKS WILL BE ADDED HERE

 

Publications and conference presentations about the "Growing up children in two worlds" Project findings

 

Knowledge exchange activities to share findings from this project, in addition to this website, are continuing and updates will be provided as they occur.

 

Award 

The Lowitja Institute Tarrn doon nonin Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Project Ethics Award recognises and upholds respectful ethical practice in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health. Tarrn doon nonin is the Woiwurrung language term for 'trust'. 

In June 2019, the project team was honoured to receive this award for Ŋuthanmaram djamarrkuḻiny’ märrma’kurr romgurr: Growing up children in two worlds. 

More news about this award is available in Charles Darwin University’s e-news. 

 Members of the 'Growing up Children in Two Worlds' Research Project Team. Photo by James Henry Photography, courtesy of The Lowitja Institute. 

 

Publications

Journal articles from this research project already published can be accessed through the links below:

Building Yolŋu Skills, Knowledge, and Priorities into Early Childhood Assessment and Support: Protocol for a Qualitative Study.nLowell A, Maypilama EL, Fasoli L, Gundjarranbuy R, Godwin-Thompson J, Guyula A, Yunupiŋu M, Armstrong E, Garrutju J, McEldowney R. JMIR Res Protoc 2018;7(3):e50 Available at: http://www.researchprotocols.org/2018/3/e50/

"The ‘invisible homeless’ – challenges faced by families bringing up their children in a remote Australian Aboriginal community". Lowell A, Maypilama EL, Fasoli L, Gundjarranbuy R, Godwin-Thompson J, Guyula A, Yunupiŋu M, Armstrong E, Garrutju J, McEldowney R. BMC Public Health (2018) 18:1382. Available here.

 

Book chapter:

Fasoli L, Maypilama L, Lowell A, Yunupiŋu M, Farmer R. (2018) ‘We’re still being dragged to be white’: Learning from Yolŋu growing up their children in two worlds.  In Pence A. and Harvell J. (eds.) Thinking About Pedagogy in Early Education: Pedagogies for Diverse Contexts. Routledge.  Click here for more information

 

Conference presentations

Lowell A, Maypilama EḺ, Gundjarranbuy R. Recognising Yolŋu strengths and knowledge about growing up children through collaborative research using video-reflexive ethnography. The Lowitja International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, Darwin, June 2019.  

Maypilama, EḺ, Lowell, A, Gundjarranbuy R, Armstrong E, Fasoli L, Godwin-Thompson, J. Ŋuthanmaram djamarrkuḻiny märrma’kurr romgurr: Growing up children in two worlds. A knowledge sharing website. Interactive poster presentation. The Lowitja International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, Darwin, June 2019. 

Lowell A, Gundjarranbuy R, Armstrong E. Ŋuthan’marram djamarrkuḻiny märrmakurr romkurr Growing up children in two worlds - a knowledge sharing website. IUHPE 23rd World Conference on Health Promotion. Rotorua NZ, April 2019.

Lowell A & Gundjarranbuy R. Growing up children in two worlds: Cultural strengths in promoting child development in a remote Australian Aboriginal community. IUHPE 23rd World Conference on Health Promotion. Rotorua NZ, April 2019.

Maypilama EḺ & Armstrong E. Promoting resilience and wellbeing through a strong cultural identity: Perspectives of Yolŋu families on “growing up children in two worlds”. Healing Our Spirit Worldwide Conference, Sydney, November 2018.

Lowell A. et al.: ‘We’re still being dragged to be white’: Learning from Yolŋu growing up children in two worlds . EECERA Conference, Budapest 28-31st August 2018.

Maypilama L. & Lowell A.  Beyond the middle ear: considering cultural and contextual strengths in Aboriginal child development.  Invited Keynote. Otitis Media Australia Conference (OMOZ). Darwin, August 2018.

Maypilama L. & Lowell A. “Invisible Homeless”: Challenges faced by families bringing up their children in a remote Aboriginal community. Invited presentation. NT Housing Forum, Darwin, March, 2018.

Megan Yunupiŋu, Anne Lowell, Jenine Godwin-Thompson. Growing up children in two worlds: sharing knowledge about early childhood from a remote region of Northern Australia. SNAICC National Conference, Canberra 12-14 September: 2017.

Maypilama L. & Fasoli L. The invisible Homeless – exploring the challenges of  crowded and insecure housing for families with young children in a remote community. CDN/ADMA Conference Darwin 11-12 September 2017.

Maypilama L. & Fasoli L. Deep understanding for collaboration between Yolŋu and Balanda. Little People Big Dreams Conference – October 6-7 2017 Darwin.

Maypilama, L. & Fasoli, L., (2017). Strong Collaboration for Little Kids: Ralmanapanmirr Jama Djamarrkuliw, ECA Reconciliation Symposium ‘Advancing reconciliation in early childhood education and care’, Gold Coast, May 5-6, 2017.

Lowell A, Guyula Y, Guyula A, Fasoli L, Gundjarranbuy R, Maypilama L, Garrutju G, Godwin-Thompson J, McEldowney R.  Growing up children in two worlds: cultural strengths in promoting child development in a remote region of Australia. Oral presentation. Lowitja Institute International Indigenous Health and Wellbeing Conference, Melbourne, Australia, November 2016.