Speaking in Colour

“With the mission to make a difference in the delivery of Aboriginal education, we provide training that is fun, affordable and in the spirit of reconciliation.” 

Speaking in Colour, is on a mission to change the dialogue around Aboriginal education. They are a collective of educators, located in the Newcastle and Hunter region who specialise in cultural experiences and educational resources.  

Founded by Gamilaroi and Weilwun woman, Cherie Johnson – Speaking in Colour aims to provide training, resources, and consultancy services for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, in a spirit of reconciliation.  

Cherie is an Aboriginal arts and education consultant; who is currently a PhD candidate researching “the effects of urban Aboriginal Women coming to culture and its importance in the contemporary context.” 

Through Speaking in Colour’s social impact program, the team offers the opportunity for Indigenous students and community members to learn about Indigenous culture, through practices such as weaving, possum kin cloak sewing and artefact making. 

FAC provided Pro bono legal referral to Minter Ellison for Speaking in Colour to provide guidance on Speaking in Colour creating a Non-for-profit arm. 

To learn more about Speaking with colour click here. https://www.speakingincolour.com.au/