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NPA Indigenous Languages Workshops

State Library partnered with Resource Network for Linguistic Diversity (RNLD), to host Indigenous Language Workshops in the Northern Peninsula Area communities of New Mapoon and Umagico. The languages in the communities include languages from the Torres Strait Islands, Cape York and various Creoles and Aboriginal Englishes reflecting the original communities from which people were moved … Read more

Indigenous Literacy Day 5 September 2018

#ILD2018 Wednesday 5 September is Indigenous Literacy Day. There is a dual focus for the day; a┬ánational celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy; as well as raising awareness of the need to improve literacy levels among Indigenous children. In terms of celebrating Indigenous literature, State Library collections hold a diverse range of items … Read more