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Indigenous Engagement

The Indigenous Engagement Branch helps our people to connect with their past and strengthen their future by leading the Library in celebrating and prioritising First Nations voices, memories and collections.

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Eight Days in Kamay

On 29 April 1770, the Gweagal people of Kamay (Botany Bay) discovered James Cook and his crew as they sailed into the bay and came ashore.

Sydney Elders

This project by Wiradjuri/Kamilaroi artist Jonathan Jones tells a very personal story of Aboriginal Sydney.

My Weekend with Pop

My Weekend with Pop is an online storybook written and spoken in five Aboriginal languages from across NSW.

Talking Deadly

Catch up on past talks from our Talking Deadly series including conversations with Aboriginal artists, writers, authors and illustrators.

Learning at home

We have lots of fun activities and online resources for kids to enjoy at home, including Creative Kids boxes to order and downloadable things to do.

Resources and collections

Gather: connecting Aboriginal communities with collections and stories

An innovative space for Aboriginal communities to connect with their cultural heritage.

Reconnecting Collections to Communities

The Library is working toward making its Aboriginal Historical Collections more digitally accessible. 

Indigenous services for public libraries

A strategy to encourage public libraries across NSW to build greater awareness, support and engagement with Indigenous peoples and communities.

Rediscovering Indigenous Languages project

Browse Indigenous Australian language material from our collection.

Muru View: Visualising Aboriginal place and meaning

The DX Lab has partnered with the Library’s Indigenous Services team and creative studio Sandpit to produce this new exciting project.

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