#shamanicdrum #culturereclamation #deerspiritguide #shamantools #shamanicceremony #shawoman #seaeaglefeather #vikingcompass #clapsticks (a gift from Gordon of the Tiwi Islands and Cyril Campbell from Quandamooka, Australia) A performance piece funded by the International New Earth Institute of Collective Wellbeing.
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I have had the deep privilege of painting Gheebulum, Uncle Bob Anderson who is a Ngugi Aboriginal elder and traditional owner of the Quandamooka which is Moreton Bay and North Stradbroke Island, Australia. We have sat for many hours discussing amongst other things, how sand mining has been a big part of North Stradbroke Islands […]
‘Shamanic’ healing takes on new meaning when one draws on the divine feminine; it is what the world needs now.
Shamanic Journeying Techniques For Beginners Are Shared Here Along With Step By Step Instructions On ‘How To’
Understanding what is a Spirit Guide and how to connect is discussed in this article Do I have a spirit guide? My sense is that we are all of spirit re-born into this physical form and this life time, and that we are at essence magical beings ourselves. We arrive with the bloodline of those […]
Welcome to Country by Uncle Bob Anderson at the opening of Singing Up Spirit of the Land. Raymond Walker eldest grandson of Oodgeroo of the Tribe Noonuccal reads his grandmothers poem Glad Tomorrow, blessing song and Garinga da Gana. He shares the translation. Film and editing by Paul Bishop.
As a child in the early 70s, I found poetry anthology My People by Kath Walker in my school library. First publishing in 1964 she was Australia’s first published Aboriginal poet.
Mining has been a part of the Minjerriba history since 1949. The sand mining industry on Stradbroke Island began with shovels and trucks on Main Beach. This developed over time to large-scale dredging operations and up until 2019 mineral leases covered approximately 60% of the Island. Lines in the Sand A History of Mineral Sandmining on […]
Distinguished Ngugi elder and Quandamooka Traditional Owner Uncle Bob Anderson (Dr. Robert Anderson OAM) is the focus of art exhibition Singing Up Spirit of the Land. Contemporary digital and painted portrait work capture not just likeness of the elder, but spiritual meaning behind sand minings end on Minjerribah, North Stradbroke Island in 2019, a result […]