National Reconciliation Week: Activities for your library

National Reconciliation Week 2018

National Reconciliation Week is 27 May – 3 June andReconciliation Australia invites all “Australians to learn more about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and histories, to share that knowledge and help us grow as a nation”.

This year’s theme Don’t Keep History A Mystery: Learn. Share. Grow encourages Australians to ask themselves what they do not know about our shared history and to explore and share what we uncover.

Visit the Reconciliation Australia website for some great National Reconciliation Week activities you could run in your library including:

  • Coordinate a Welcome to Country
  • Conduct an Acknowledgment of Country
  • Display Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags
  • Participate in Local Community Events
  • Have a Yarn
  • Host a Morning Tea
  • Hold a TED Screening
  • Promote NRW on Social Media
  • Screen Indigenous films and TV programs
  • Attend Cultural Awareness training
  • Gather to share food
Don't keep history a mystery

Download the logo from Reconciliation Australia

For each of the activities listed, Reconciliation Australia provides fact sheets, advice and suggestions on how to make it happen.

How to make it happen resources include:

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