Blogs

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Life on the River

The Library celebrates its first collection commissioned under its new Indigenous Collecting Strategy - a contemporary photographic series  capturing one of Australia's oldest Aboriginal heritage sites.

 

Connecting with young historians

Making connections with students at St Nicholas Tamworth. 

International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples

The Library acknowledges and celebrates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. 

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

Celebrating Aboriginal language revitalisation with the youngest members of our community.

Reclaiming Indigenous languages

Staff from public libraries across NSW joined us online to transcribe Indigenous language lists from the Library's collections. 

My Weekend with Pop resources

To celebrate Indigenous languages in NSW the Library launched the online storybooks 'My Weekend with Pop'

Indigenous Services – Instagram Take Over

To celebrate this year's NAIDOC Week, the Indigenous Services team will be taking over the State Library's Instagram for an entire week, starting Monday 3 July.

Rediscovering Indigenous Languages Transcribe-a-thon

Join online the Indigenous Services team to transcribe the Library's Indigenous languages collections.

Talking Deadly with Oliver Costello: Firesticks

Oliver Costello spoke about the Firesticks initiative at the recent Talking Deadly event. 

Portraits of Languages Exhibition - Dubbo

The Library was pleased to contribute to the Portraits of Languages exhibition,  which was recently launched at the Western Plains Cultural Centre in Dubbo. 

National Sorry Day 2017

As part of our Indigenous Collecting Strategy, the Library is actively commissioning projects that enable collection of Indigenous stories and voice.

Visit to Liverpool public library

Indigenous Services visit staff from Liverpool public library and Council to talk about future collaborations.

Talking Deadly with Dr Michael Bennett

Dr Michael Bennett was the inaugural speaker of the new series Talking Deadly: Indigenous Voices at the Library, speaking about his fascinating  Pathfinders project.

Aboriginal names for Library’s rooms

The Library celebrates Aboriginal leaders and their contribution to our national history with rooms dedicated to their memory.

 

National Youth Week 2017

Indigenous Services welcomes Lakkari Pitt to the team.

The Mauri Stone at the Library

We are really proud to be hosting the stone here at the Library from the 10th International Indigenous Librarian’s Forum.