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Buzzfeed, the Garma Festival and the noble savage

Buzzfeed, the Garma Festival and the noble savage

For mine it is but a few short steps from the Buzzfeed treatment of this year's Garma Festival to a neo-romantic and naive view of contemporary Aboriginal society as "noble savages". But Buzzfeed can easily do better than 16 Photos, as we can see in this piece by Simon Crera, 16 Powerful Photos Of The Oldest Living Culture On Earth, which looked at the 2014 Garma Festival.

An update on Andrew McMillan’s Living Wake – 3 December @ Darwin Railway Club, Parap

An update on Andrew McMillan’s Living Wake – 3 December @ Darwin Railway Club, Parap

Andrew -- a proud sort of bloke -- has always refused to go on the dole, so has scant resources to fall back on. That's why his friends and colleagues are staging a "Living Wake" to raise funds for his needs until he is back on his feet again. The idea of a Living Wake has some appeal to Andrew – he will be around, in the words of Big Bill Neidjie – the Kakadu Man – “to hear the nice things said about me”.

Alice Desert Festival Diary Day 2 – Barrupu Shows Up In The Desert

Alice Desert Festival Diary Day 2 – Barrupu Shows Up In The Desert

As I said earlier – if this is September then it must be Alice Springs.