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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 […]
August 22, 2018

The power of doubt

By Pamela Nathan Following on from our last blog, I would like to share thoughts from two more important thinkers – both from central Australia. They […]
August 6, 2018

Truthtelling

By Pamela Nathan In the past week I have read the transcripts of two incredibly powerful addresses. ‘Truth’ was at the heart of both – the denial of truth, […]
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.
November 13, 2017

Phantom Pain

Image: Kader Attia, ‘J’Accuse’ 2016 (detail) installation view, from ACCA exhibition, Photograph Andrew Curtis By Pamela Nathan Review of current exhibition of works by KADER ATTIA […]
November 2, 2017

Towards Awareness: Spaces of HOPE

Still reeling from the depths and deep impact that the - The Heart of the Matter : Deep listening, Dreaming and Joining the Dance conference provoked us to delve….. we quietly recover and reintegrate into the daily life of the world we each inhabit, the impact continues to be revealing and visceral.
September 19, 2017

More reflections on the ‘Heart of the Matter’

I have been overwhelmed by the response to the recent RANZCP Psychotherapy Conference at which I was privileged to be a keynote speaker and the CASSE […]
September 18, 2017

The Heart of the Matter

CASSE was privileged to be among those invited to present, share and talk about our work at the Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists' (RANZCP) 2017 Psychotherapy Conference, which was hosted at Uluru from the 15th to the 17th of September...
September 8, 2017

Between catastrophe and survival

Stan Grant's recent feature story about Captain Cook's arrival in Australia ('Between catastrophe and survival: The real journey Captain Cook set us on' By Stan Grant, ABC News, 25 Aug 2017) is a moving insight into the truths, lies, contradictions and possibilities around the 'birth' of Australia.
June 26, 2017

“No-one cares”

"You're rampaging around the streets at night and no-one cares … you've got no-one looking after you". A thirteen year old boy in Tennant Creek, whose father is being held on remand, awaiting trial for the alleged brutal murder of his mother in January this year, has 'gone off the rails'. He is a child whose life has been rampaged, ruptured, shattered and broken. His court appearance was devastating:
June 16, 2017

Reflections

Image: Anglicare’s David Pugh closing the Indigenous Family Violence Policing Conference, displaying a shield made by the Men’s Tjilirra Movement (MTM). MTM Program Manager, Jamie Millier Tjupurrula […]
December 19, 2016

Changing Minds, Saving Lives In The Holiday Season

By Pamela Nathan Holiday Time can be Danger Time! So be forewarned and then forearmed How can this be? Unrealistic expectations – of joyful, happy family […]

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

About 11 hours ago from CASSE Australia's Twitter via Twitter Web Client