Introduction to Repatriation: Principles, practice and policies

Indicative Schedule

Time Component
6pm Gather at Notre Dame University accommodation to go to dinner in town.
MONDAY 10 September: DAY 1, Notre Dame University Seminar Room
Time Component
8.00am–9.00am (session 1) Welcome and introductions
9.00am–9.30am (session 2) The Yawuru repatriation initiative
9.30am–10.30am (session 3) Why is repatriation significant? cultural values, healing, nation building, and reconciliation
10.30am–10.45am Break
10.45am–11.45am (session 4) Why were Ancestral Remains taken, who took them, and where were they sent?
11.45am–12.45pm (session 5) Where were Ancestral Remains taken from and what was the Indigenous response?
12.45pm–1.30pm Lunch
1.30pm–2.30pm (session 6) The Collecting Network: Ancestral Remains from funerary site to museum
2.30pm–4.00pm (session 7) The rise of the repatriation movement: Indigenous achievement and changing museum ideology.
4.00pm–4.15pm Break
4.15pm–5.15pm (session 8) Film Showing: Dark Science
6.30pm Dinner
TUESDAY 11 September DAY 2
Time Component
8.00am Leave NDU by car for Fitzroy Crossing
12.30pm–1.45pm Arrive in Fitzroy Crossing, check in to accommodation, Lunch
2.00pm–4.00pm (session 9) Introduction to KALACC’s repatriation program.
4.00pm–4.30pm Break
4.30pm–5.30pm Successful Repatriation – key elements
6.00pm Dinner
WEDNESDAY 12th September: DAY 3
Time Component
7.00am Breakfast
8.00am Depart for site visits
6.00pm Dinner
7pm Film showing
THURSDAY 13th September: DAY 4
Time Component
7.00am Breakfast
8.00am Depart for site visits
12.00pm Lunch
12.30pm Depart for Broome
FRIDAY 14TH September: DAY 5
Time Component
9.00am–10.00am (session 10) Repatriation Practice – 1 – Consultation and Initial Preparation
10.00–11am Repatriation Practice – 2 – Locating Ancestral Remains
11.00am–11.15 Break
11.15am–12.15pm (session 11) Repatriation Practice – 3 – Establishing provenance
12.15pm–1.00pm Lunch
1.00pm–2.00pm (session 12) Repatriation Practice – 4 – Museum/Community dialogue
2.00pm–3pm Repatriation Practice – 5 – Return
3.15pm–4.30pm (session 13) Group Presentations from participants
4.30pm–5.30pm (session 14) Course Reflections – all
6.30pm Dinner

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