Young Aboriginal fathers talk about being dads

Colleagues of mine (Craig Hammond, Charlie Faulkner and Richard Fletcher) have been interviewing young Aboriginal fathers from Newcastle, Moree and Tamworth about being dads. They have produced four short videos as part of Stayin’ On Track.

I originally embedded all four videos in the post, but they asked me just to include the short promo one. You can watch all of them at Stayin’ On Track web site.

They now hope to expand their website for young Aboriginal fathers with info and support. There aren’t many chances to hear from young dads, let along young Aboriginal dads, so it’s a great initiative.  These videos continue the work of Craig in creating positive images of Aboriginal fathers.

The reason they asked me to remove the other three videos is that as part of the research they are asking people where they are from (postcode or country) before they watch the video.

If you liked this post please follow my blog (top right-hand corner of the blog), and you might like to look at:

  1. Being an Aboriginal father in prison
  2. Workshops for Aboriginal fathers in prison – challenges
  3. Workshop for Aboriginal fathers in prison – what worked
  4. Workshop for Aboriginal fathers in prison – what we learnt
  5. Creating positive images of Aboriginal fathers
  6. A great 1 minute video of fathers and their kids

About Graeme Stuart

Lecturer (Family Action Centre, Newcastle Uni), blogger (Sustaining Community), Alternatives to Violence Project facilitator, environmentalist, father. Passionate about families, community development, peace, sustainability.
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1 Response to Young Aboriginal fathers talk about being dads

  1. Graeme, this project and video are such an inspiration and a wonderful resource!


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