National Talkblack 040719

National Talkblack 040719

On todays National Talkblack via NIRS – NIRS – National Indigenous Radio Service we had:

Associate Professor Gurmeet Singh – Chief Investigator – Australia’s largest and longest running study of Aboriginal people, the Aboriginal Birth Cohort Study (ABC), has commenced its fifth wave of data collection. So far they have been following 686 babies from birth onwards, with a plan to follow them through sickness and health for the rest of their lives.

Oliver Costello – Firesticks Alliance – Chair. Yarning about Dhungala 2019 which brought together more than 400 people from well over 30 Indigenous nations to take part in the 12th National Indigenous Fire Workshop, hosted by the Yorta Yorta Aboriginal Nation Corporation in partnership with the Firesticks Alliance Indigenous Corporation last month.

Dominic Smith – Pundi Produce – Farmers are unable to keep up with the market demand for Indigenous foods as consumer and manufacturer interest in the nutrient-rich bush foods ramps up. His seven-hectare farm, Pundi Produce, is home to warrigal, a type of native spinach, as well as river mint, wattle seed and saltbush.

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