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Screen shot of a scene from The Dirty Mile: A History of Indigenous Fitzroy
Note: Based on an original concept by Lisa Bellear and devised from a Creative Development by Gary Foley, John Harding and Kylie Belling.
Issue Details: First known date: 2006... 2006 The Dirty Mile : A History of Indigenous Fitzroy
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'Take a walk through Fitzroy's Indigenous history and experience Indigenous people's strong and continuing historical, cultural and emotional connection to this place - from its Woiwurrung beginnings right up to the here and now. WW2 Munitions Workers, Atherton Estate locals before the High-rise, our sporting heroes, the Indigenous Fitzroy residents in the pubs, organisations, churches and back lanes. These snapshots of Fitzroy's Indigenous history the continuing theme of dispossession throughout our Indigenous experience and celebrate our social, political, cultural and sporting achievements - our resolve for self determination. Ilbijerri offers up to audience this unique Indigenous experience as an alternative to the Commonwealth games. ' Source: (Sighted 19/03/2006)



Production Details

  • Presented by Ilbijerri as a Dramatised Walking Trail in promenade style through the Aboriginal (and Torres Strait Islander) streets of Fitzroy, 17 March to 2 April 2006. Director: Kylie Belling.
  • Performance history:

    21 Feb to 16 Mar 2008

    17 Mar to 2 Apr 2006

  • Director: Kylie Belling

    Designer: Darryl Cordell

    Costume Supplier: Rose Chong

    Community Partner: Parkies Inc.

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