Apology anniversary event in Cairns

By Louise Hunter On Tuesday 13th February State Library of Queensland Cairns staff facilitated an event at Cairns Libraries to commemorate the 10th anniversary of The Apology. The event was a collaboration with Cairns Regional Council, Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships and the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet. Aunty Henrietta Marrie, … Read more

Welcome Christina Canendo

Welcome Christina Canendo Christina joins kuril dhagun from DATSIP for a transitional period at SLQ. Stop by and say hello next time you are here! Tell us about yourself? I grew up in Mt Isa and have lived in Cairns, Townsville, Mackay and now Brisbane. I am a Mandingalbay Yidinji/Gunggandji woman from FNQ, with descendants … Read more

Welcome Jautia Cora

Jautia Cora joins kuril dhagun temporarily in the Program Assistant role. Come say hi next time you’re at SLQ. Tell us about yourself? Hi, I am Jautia pronounced (Ja-tee-ya). I am a proud Ugarapul woman who grew up in Logan and has recently moved back to country at Redbank. I have worked in Shopping Centre … Read more

Teaching with BlackWords Symposium 2017

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black&write! had the pleasure of attending AustLit’s inaugural Teaching with BlackWords Symposium co-hosted by the School of Communication and Arts (University of Queensland) and Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning (University of Technology Sydney). The sold-out event featured a stellar line-up of educators and writers who generously shared their insights and strategies on teaching Aboriginal and … Read more

black&write! session at 2017 IPEd Brisbane conference: Editing work with Indigenous content

The Institute of Professional Editors (IPEd) is the peak body for editing professionals in Australia, and they recently held a national conference at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. We had the opportunity to work with the national IPEd conference, so black&write! presents to you our session from that day; In Conversation between Dr Sandra … Read more