All posts by: Dr. Helen Sheil

About Dr. Helen Sheil

Helen Sheil is Director of the Centre for Rural Communities.

August 27, 2018

Waltz for Wairewa / Saturday 20 October / 7.30pm

Waltz for Wairewa A performance created from “Stories from Wairewa” conveying details of everyday life in a small, isolated rural community in its early days in the 1900s. The sources of material are the spoken word from residents in the valley, un-published family documents, and a limited use of the Public Records Of Victoria (PROV). […]

Projects, Stories of influence
August 27, 2018

Lynne Kelly / The Memory Code / Saturday 20 October / 3.30 pm

Lynne Kelly – The memory code – 3.30 Saturday Jan Wositzky introduced us to Lynne Kelly who’s writing on memory skills of indigenous cultures worldwide: Celtic, Welsh, Peruvian, Native American, Australian Aboriginal…. Lynne became aware of the thousands of animals and plants, astronomical charts, vast navigation networks, genealogies, geography, land management and geology … vast […]

Projects, Stories of influence, Uncategorized
August 27, 2018

Quilt making as a site for sharing stories / Doris Paton / Saturday 20 October / 2.45pm

Dr. Aunty Doris Paton Quilt making as a site for sharing stories. Doris Paton will share her story of choosing quilt making as a point of connection between academic knowledge and community ways of knowing.  The focus is the Woolum Bellum School My quilts crafted with multiple layers of knowledge offer the community a visual […]

Projects, Stories of influence, Uncategorized