Yearly Archives: 2018 Back

Welcome Nakita Kirby

Nakita Kirby has joined kuril dhagun full time as a Program Assistant and is working with us to assist kuril dhagun with the delivery of our programs, events and every day activities. Come in and say hi to Nakita on your next visit to State Library of Queensland. Tell us about yourself? My name is … Read more

‘Sovereign People: Sovereign Stories’ FNAWN National Workshop

FNAWN Logo designed by Lisa Fuller

The black&write! team recently attended the highly anticipated Sovereign People: Sovereign Stories national workshop held in Canberra from 23rd to 26th August in conjunction with Canberra Writers Festival. Hosted by the First Nations Australia Writers Network (FNAWN), the peak representative body for First Nations Australia writers, poets and storytellers, the conference featured an incredible line-up … Read more

Who’s your mob? wraps up for 2018

Over the last 18 months kuril dhagun has delivered Indigenous Family History workshops with Kathy Frankland from Community and Personal Histories (Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships). The series has been offered through four workshops on the first Saturday of each month. Introduction to Indigenous Family History has been one of the most … Read more

State Library celebrates NAIDOC

NAIDOC week is a a national time of celebration and commemoration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture, once recognised as the National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) it is now held over a week (and sometimes longer!). The 2018 theme for NAIDOC is ‘Because of her we can!’ which was an … Read more

National Reconciliation Week 2018

National Reconciliation Week is celebrated annually across the country from 27 May – 3 June, and invites all Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and achievements and how we can all work towards a unified future for all. This years theme was ‘Dont Keep History A Mystery: Learn. Share. … Read more