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March 21, 2019

Listen for the Heartbeat- International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

Image by Valentin Antonucci from Pexels By Pamela Nathan Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a poignant end to a week that […]
March 8, 2019

Three stories, one message

By Pamela Nathan There are three exceptional – and very moving – essays that I have read recently that share a common thread – the critical […]
March 8, 2019

Happy International Women’s Day!

At CASSE we are incredibly honoured to work with remarkable Indigenous women who stand strongly and proudly for their communities and people. On International Women’s Day, […]
February 4, 2019

Vale Herb Hahn

The CASSE team was saddened to hear of the passing in January of Herb Hahn. Over his long and impressive international career as a clinical and […]
December 18, 2018

Papunya Art Camp 2

This year the Men’s Tjilirra Movement (MTM) partnered with Papunya Tjupi Arts to offer two Men’s Art and Cultural Revival Camps, generously supported by Arts NT.  Following is the full report […]
April 20, 2018

Kintore Kungkas Trip

Jamie has maintained weekly journal recordings of his work with the MTM, and the MTM's progress, since its inception. Following is an excerpt from a recent trip to Kintore...
April 6, 2018

NITV Radio – Teaching men how to be men

Listen NITV Radio's full report by Bertrand Tungandame on the Kurruna Mwarre Ingkintja–Good Spirit Men’s Place Research Project, including interviews with Ken Lechleitner Pangarte and Pamela Nathan.
February 2, 2018

Ken Lechleitner Pangarta joins CASSE leadership team

CASSE is very proud to announce the appointment of Ken Lechleitner Pangarta to the CASSE Committee of Management.
December 17, 2017

International recognition

John, Lord Alderdice (pictured above) is an International Ambassador for CASSE and a determined advocate for conflict resolution and social justice. He has forwarded to CASSE, for distribution to our network, the following correspondence regarding the role of the Government of England in relation to recognition of, and treaties with, First Nations people of Australia, Canada and New Zealand. He has also invited suggestions for follow-up questions.
May 26, 2017

This is a historic and potentially transformative time

Image (left to right): Rob Springall (Chair, CASSE), Jamie Millier Tjupurrula (CASSE Program Manager, MTM), Nathan Brown (Translator and Cultural Advisor, CASSE), The Hon Mark Dreyfus, […]
March 5, 2017

MAKING NEWS: THE MEN’S TJILIRRA MOVEMENT

CASSE’s ground-breaking community psychoanalytic approach to Aboriginal mental health is achieving positive outcomes. The Men’s Tjilirra Movement (MTM), facilitated by CASSE and in collaboration with the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS), is leading cultural revival, changing minds and saving lives in the central western desert region of Australia. Ryan Liddle and the NITV team filmed a feature story about the inspiring men involved in this movement which premiered on 'Living Black' last week. Don't panic if you missed it - it will be replayed on Living Black on SBS on Monday 6th March at 5pm. Following is the story about the MTM which is published on the NITV website.
September 16, 2016

Recognition? It’s a matter of life and death in Aboriginal Australia.

As an ABC documentary to air on September 20 asks 'RECOGNITION: Yes or No?', it may be time for you to get a copy of CASSE's 'Recognition' booklet and consider this question from the psychological viewpoint. Written by the Director of CASSE's Aboriginal Australian Relations Program, Pamela Nathan, in preparation for her role as a panellist at the Sydney Ideas event 'What is Recognition?', featuring Noel Pearson and Jonathan Lear, 'Recognition - A matter of life and death in Aboriginal Australia' is a 30 page booklet

The Men's Tjilirra Movement was involved in workshops at Kintore last week. Working together to make tjilirra - traditional tools - strengthens cultural connection and provides a safe place to open up the difficult conversations that can #changeminds and #savelives #oncountry pic.twitter.com/wKfDMU8qlk

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