AWAYE! presents a diverse and vibrant Aboriginal arts and culture from across Australia and the best from Indigenous radio broadcasters around the world.
Myths, icons, and a Blak literary canon
Writer Evelyn Araluen takes down icons and explodes tropes of mythic Australianness in her debut collection Dropbear, Larissa Behrendt discusses her third novel, After Story and Marie Munkara shares some Rembarranga for Word Up
From stage to screen — who tells your story
Playwright Andrea James takes on the story of an Australian sporting legend in Sunshine Super Girl. And, how a phone call sent Tirki Onus on a journey of discovery.
Guwayu For All Times, and 'belonging' in Gundungurra
We head to Sydney Writers Festival to hear about a collection of First Nations poetry, Guwayu — For All Times.
Stephen Page steps down from Bangarra, and hunting vampires in Coober Peddy
After three decades Stephen Page has announced he’s stepping down as Artistic Director of Bangarra Dance Company, and Warwick Thornton discusses his new show about Aboriginal vampire hunters.
Paying tribute to David Gulpilil, and reawakening Kayardild language
Today, we pay tribute to David Gulpilil Ridjimiraril Dalaithngu AM, a legend of Indigenous cinema and a powerful performer.
Indigenous performance across generations
An authorised biography of the iconic Yolgnu rock band Yothu Yindi has been released, and Sydney Opera House's annual traditional dance competition 'Dancerites' returned for another year, but not as you know it.
As an American, I really don't have the realistic grasp or understanding of indegenous culture and social conditons in Australia. It isn't exactly equivalent to the balck or native Indian cultures we have here in US. I learn a lot from listening to stories. It is educational and personal. I really enjoy the program.