Tag: Indigenous

The Book Café on Bass Strait – An Indigenous Literacy initiative

On Cape Barren Island there is a tiny primary school that sets up a Book Café every week where parents are encouraged to come and have a cup of tea and read to their children. There are only eight children enrolled in the Cape Barren Island School from Kindy to Grade eight, as well as […]

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Hidden Stories: Photoblog 2

By Ruth Dawkins   Last Sunday saw the second of our two Hidden Stories events take place at Moonah Arts Centre. As with the first event, which took place on Indigenous Literacy Day, we had a fantastic line-up of Indigenous writers, animators, musicians and academics, and we were thrilled to have another engaged and excited audience. […]

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Honouring National Reconciliation Week

By Stephanie Eslake   About a century ago, David Unaipon became the first Indigenous author to be published in Australia. He paved the way for many of the incredible stories that have since been shared throughout our culture (some of which can be explored through this Reading Australia list that follows the theme: ‘Our History, […]

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