Almanac Art: Dreamtime for a Canadian

Artist Kendra Heil has had an opportunity to further her understanding of indigenous culture, which has inspired two fine pieces. She explains how it all came about.

AFL Round 9 – Richmond v Essendon: Tigers caught snoozing in Dreamtime game

A sluggish Richmond took the Dreamtime concept literally, writes Domenic Favata. Both sides were flat and lazy initially, but it was Essendon that woke up thanks to the brilliant efforts of Jobe Watson.


Dreamtime, Essendon and Richmond slug it out. The Indigenous round, is a special round for all Aboriginal players, their chance to shine and deliver. Recently, I have become involved in a student Reconciliation group. I have helped promote Reconciliation Week and learnt so much about a side of Australia I barely knew.