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‘Sovereign People: Sovereign Stories’ FNAWN National Workshop

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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

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

Jabu Birriny (land and sea) exhibition at kuril dhagun

On Friday SLQ launched its latest exhibition in kuril dhagun, Jabu Birriny (land and sea). The showcase highlights the unique location and lifestyle of Yarrabah through depictive print works, weaving and ceramics along side digital stories from the artists.   Exhibiting artists Elverina Johnson and Aunty Philomena Yeatman joined us along with Yarrabah Arts and … Read more