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Happy Clancestry Week!

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Our friends and neighbours at Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) have a massive week of programming as Clancestry  goes into full swing. Once again kuril dhagun was very happy to take part in the Living Histories project curated by former kuril dhagun Manager,  the beautiful Nadine McDonald-Dowd. This year’s theme is ‘A moment in time’.  It brought together … Read more

Interview with Uncle Nurdon

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Blog by Freja Carmichael. Last Thursday, Amanda and I had a lovely day at Kenilworth yarning with Senior Gubbi Gubbi Elder, Uncle Nurdon Serico as part of a possum skin revitalisation and exhibition project. We are researching possum skin cloaks and while we utilise the State Library collections and other written resources, we also value our oral histories … Read more

A visit from Guardian Angels

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Yesterday we were very happy to have Guardian Angels Primary School visit kuril dhagun. Guardian Angels Primary School is a Catholic, Systemic, Parish Primary School located in the suburb of Wynnum. Eight Indigenous students and their teachers caught the train from Wynnum into the city for a cultural day, and kuril dhagun was their first stop! They came in to look … Read more

Interview with Libby Connors

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Blog by Freja Carmichael Amanda and I had the pleasure today of conducting a digital interview with Queensland historian and author, Libby Connors for an exciting cultural revitalisation exhibition project. Over the next couple of months we will be interviewing and filming community members, historians and researchers from across South East Queensland to collect digital stories surrounding … Read more