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AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

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    • Society & Culture
    • 4.9 • 58 Ratings

AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.

    First Nations futurism with Mykaela Saunders, and Songbird

    First Nations futurism with Mykaela Saunders, and Songbird

    Mykaela Saunders talks Indigenous futurism and speculative fiction.

    Their book Always Will Be is an exciting collection of stories imagining futures where Indigenous sovereignty is fully reasserted.

    Then, playwright Shakara Walley revisits her debut show Songbird for Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company.

    And for Word Up, Jay Minning shares a Pitjantjatjara word that means 'to mess something up'.

    • 54 min
    Elaine Crombie can do it all, and the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

    Elaine Crombie can do it all, and the Indigenous Literacy Foundation

    Already an accomplished actor, singer, songwriter and writer, Elaine Crombie has added another string to her bow: stand-up comedy with the Aboriginal Comedy Allstars.

    Celebrate an incredible win for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation with its CEO Ben Bowen.

    Then, Head of First Nations Programming at the Sydney Opera House Michael Hutchings explains how he's putting his stamp on the iconic venue.

    Plus for Word Up, Jay Minning introduces his homelands, his Country.

    • 54 min
    Alone Australia returns, and meet the Desert Stars

    Alone Australia returns, and meet the Desert Stars

    The newest season of Alone Australia has launched and this time they’ve sent their ten survivalist contestants to the South Island of Aotearoa/New Zealand.

    The show’s executive producer Riima Daher talks through some of the big changes on Alone this season, while contestant Jason Allwood shares he's rethinking the notion of community.

    Then Australia’s most remote rock band, Desert Stars drop in to play some proper desert rock live in the studio.

    Plus for Word Up, Desert Stars’ frontman Jay Minning shares some of his language — Pitjantjara.

    • 54 min
    The growing business of native foods, and 'yamberrang'

    The growing business of native foods, and 'yamberrang'

    Native ingredients are good for our land, bodies and minds, but why is so little of the native food market is Aboriginal owned?

    Education consultant Priscilla Reid-Loynes, chef Mark Olive, and  IndigiEarth founder Sharon Winsor discuss how ideas of First Nations food has changed over the years.

    Then for Word Up, Che Kelly shares the Miriwoong word for hair.

    • 54 min
    AmaJayus, and Julie Janson's Compassion

    AmaJayus, and Julie Janson's Compassion

    With a new show set for Melbourne International Comedy Festival, you’ll hear how Jay’ Wymarra is blending comedy, music and more to bring together a quasi-musical comedic cabaret.

    Then, author Julie Janson discusses the long-awaited sequel to her novel Benevolence. It’s called Compassion and it follows Nell James. 

    Plus, for Word Up Che Kelly shares the Miriwoong word for ‘rainbow’.

    • 54 min
    '37' and Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival

    '37' and Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival

    With Blak & Bright First Nations Literary Festival in full swing festival director Jane Harrison discusses her program highlights.

    Theatre director Isaac Drandic explains how he's tackling 37. Nathan Maynard's latest play.

    Plus, for Word Up Che Kelly shares the Miriwoong word for 'foot'.

    • 54 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
58 Ratings

58 Ratings

HoDown ,

Australian culture

Thanks so much for enriching our culture as Australians with more knowledge and appreciation of the culture of our first people. Mabo’s story was so moving. Thank you to all you people making our country a better place in all your diversity of ways

IvyAda ,

Left me wanting more

Another favourite RN podcast. I love the stories. Love learning more about Aboriginal culture, experience and knowledge. Wish there were more programmes like this.

who put salt in my coffee ,

This is the best

Love love love this show. Essential listening.

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