Anne Dennis’ Yarn - Living History

Our Way

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Description Part of the 'Break It Down: Community Conversations Around Mental Health' project 2017/2018. (DPM/PHN WNSW)

Life cThe lessons we can learn from Aunty Anne Dennis go back deep into history. Anne joins the dots between the decimation of Aboriginal culture, and the alarming statistics around the impact of grief and trauma on Aboriginal people’s day-to-day lives. “Something’s got to change,” Anne says, and by this she means reintroducing cultural knowledge back into young people’s lives in a meaningful way. The relationship between mental health and cultural identity is obvious, and can only be solved by valuing and respecting cultural education.

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