Category Archives: Digital Back

Cape York Leaders Program

Written by Willie Prince On Saturday 22nd  July 2017 kuril dhagun helped to host the Cape York Leaders Program (CYLP) and their series  of workshops for their students. Lesley Acres from the SLQ Indigenous Library Services Team  was approached and consulted by  CYLP Staff to hold a day of activities throughout the whole of SLQ. kuril … 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

Digital Literacy Forum


Last week I presented at the Digital Literacy Forum held in various venues at the State Library of Queensland, Brisbane. The forum had a great line-up of presenters and the only downfall was that ones I wanted to see were presenting at the same as me. The forum focused on digital literacy and the role of public libraries and … Read more

State Library at Yugambeh Mobo


State Library staff traveled to the Gold Coast over the weekend to take part in the Yugambeh Mobo. Mobo means ‘tomorrow’ in Yugambeh language. The one day festival aims to unite the community through cultural pride from the past to our tomorrow. Yugambeh Mobo promotes Aboriginal culture, concepts and values that are part of the South East Queensland story. Kuril dhagun … Read more

Living Histories project


Blog by Perry Tracey-Mooney. The Living Histories project is about capturing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders stories and presenting them to an audience as a part of Clancestry. You might remember the very large scale portraits of Indigenous Elders on display in the QPAC tunnel for several months last year. This was the outcome for … Read more

Yarrabah Tellin’ Country


This week Nadine and I spent a lovely 3 days in Yarrabah – the beautiful Aboriginal community which is 45 minutes out from Cairns CBD on Cape Grafton. We were well looked after and very grateful to spend some time in such a breath-takingly beautiful landscape with such lovely people. State Library’s Indigenous Language Coordinator – Des Crump, was heading up to … Read more