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1 Deep Listening in Action An Ancient Community Development Model for the 21 st Century Photography Terry Melvin Dr Laura Brearley and Friends

2 Acknowledgements

3 Introduction

4 The tepee was erected during a cross-cultural exchange between Australian and Canadian Indigenous people as part of the Deep Listening Project

5 Tepee at the Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada belonging to the Centre for Aboriginal Leadership and Management

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7 Elder Tom Crane Bear, a Siksika Elder, conducts a smoking ceremony in the tepee during the cross-cultural exchange

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13 Prayer

14 What is Deep Listening?

15 Vicki Couzens Keerray Woorroong / Gunditjmara Woman

16 Vicki Couzens

17 For Aboriginal people Deep Listening comes naturally It’s about walking on the land Softly quietly And listening to the stories around the campfire We’ve got to listen to the wind in the trees Listen to the birds It’s the feeling of a gift A gift always comes back Ron Murray Wamba

18 Elder Tom Crane Bear Blackfoot Siksika

19 Everything is connected and doing its work

20 If the system breaks we all get sick

21 The trees purify the air that we breathe

22 The rocks purify the water that we drink

23 The trees drink that water

24 And give us branches and leaves

25 We know about the Creator who made everything

26 The planets and the sun

27 Deep Listening is an Aboriginal concept which translates as … Deep and respectful listening which builds community What is Deep Listening? Everything is holy

28 Deep Listening Circles

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30 The ritual was underpinned by Deep Listening, an Aboriginal concept which means deep and respectful listening which builds community

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32 We are all connected

33 敬 聽 Respect Listen Jing Ting

34 The characters for Deep Listening incorporate Heaven People Earth Ear Eye Heart Respect Authority Ten One And the relationships between all of these

35 Traditional Chinese characters have been passed down through the ages

36 Each character has a story with multiple layers of meaning

37 Listening respectfully The layers of meaning in this combination of characters involve …

38 Knowing our position in relation to Heaven and Earth

39 Listening in the context of surroundings – Land, People, Heaven and Earth

40 Oneness of mind and heart

41 Being connected to all things

42 Relationality to the Land

43 Understanding relationality

44 Giving your undivided attention

45 Giving yourself wholeheartedly

46 Involving total dedication

47 Treahna Hamm Yorta

48 Dunghala Dilly Bag Treahna Hamm

49 There’s a strengthening of the bond we have when we get together There’s a sharing of stories In our stories we come to know ourselves

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51 We look up at the sky and we see the clouds We see the blue gaps in between The gaps matter They link the clouds together The shapes we see in the clouds may differ But the sky and the clouds connect us all

52 The world is not as we would like it … Ben Okri

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54 Ojibway of Tamiskaming First Nation Don McIntyre

55 Things need to change They must

56 And transform along the way We start as blank canvases

57 If we’re stuck We need to move forward

58 Moth is the transformer The dark transformer The Moth Medicine is helping us all to move through We are at our most present in crisis

59 In the Shadowlands There are no secrets

60 Time and space don’t work in the same way Everything plays back into the spiral

61 There is a point where it stops being about us Our work here is connected to a much larger project

62 Our community includes the Creator We are in the protective arms of the Creator

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64 France Trepanier in conversation with Laura Brearley

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67 The Shearwater Project: Celebrating Biyadin Building partnerships, cross-cultural understanding and environmental awareness

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69 Billie’s message … Please look after the shearwaters and look after our oceans for the shearwaters Take good care of them and give them love Make sure they come home safely

70 Cowes Primary School Grade 4

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73 VERSE 1 Guyup guyup Birds Wuwan gabuthduiFly over the Warrin warrinSea Nunnin all togetherAll together

74 VERSE 2 Guyup guyup Birds Wuwan gabuthduiFly over the Wurru wurruSky Nunnin all togetherAll together

75 CHORUS Boonwurrung Biyadin … Whistling in the wind Boonwurrung Biyadin … Calling in the Spring Boonwurrung Biyadin … Dancing on the wing Boonwurrung Biyadin … Connecting everything

76 VERSE 3 Guyup guyupBirds Wuwan gabuthduiFly on the Mummut mummutWind Nunnin all togetherAll together

77 VERSE 4 Guyup guyupBirds Wuwan gabuthduiFly on the Wilam wilamHome Nunnin all togetherAll together

78 Chorus Boonwurrung Biyadin … Whistling in the wind Boonwurrung Biyadin … Calling in the Spring Boonwurrung Biyadin … Dancing on the wing Boonwurrung Biyadin … Connecting everything

79 Chorus Boonwurrung Biyadin … Whistling in the wind Boonwurrung Biyadin … Calling in the Spring Boonwurrung Biyadin … Dancing in the sun Boonwurrung Biyadin … Connecting everyone

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81 further information Dr Laura Brearley Coordinator, Deep Listening Project


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