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The Indigenous Literacy Foundation

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation

Does your community have a library? If not, you should speak with your teachers about asking the Indigenous Literacy Foundation to donate books to your school! You can even take them home! The mob at Halls Creek District High School... More

How the SWIRL program shaped me

How the SWIRL program shaped me

I am a strong advocate for the work of the Story Writing In Remote Locations (SWIRL) program through Victoria University. I wouldn’t be where I am today without the eye opening experiences I had with the SWIRL program through when... More

LAUNCH DAY

LAUNCH DAY

Sooooo excited to have sent out our emails and press releases for our Black Cockatoo art and story competition! Official LAUNCH is TOMORROW! HUGE THANKS to our judges: Jared Thomas Anita Heiss Thomas Worrigal Emma MacNiell MASSIVE THANKS to our... More

Songs in Real Life

Songs in Real Life

We’ve had the best fun creating Songs in Real Life videos with the mob at One Arm Point RCS on the Dampier Peninsula, West Kimberley WA! So far we have videos for the senior high school, middle school, 5/6, 3/4... More

Indigenous Literacy Day… TODAY

Indigenous Literacy Day… TODAY

To celebrate Indigenous Literacy Day we want to share some amazing Aboriginal YA stories with you… get down to your local library or bookstore to have a read and appreciate Australian Aboriginal culture, history, resilience and voice. Aboriginal Australia… still strong, still... More

Plan your Indigenous Literacy Day celebrations… NOW!

Plan your Indigenous Literacy Day celebrations… NOW!

Heads up that Indigenous Literacy Day is coming up fast! On September 6th we celebrate the culture, stories, language of Aboriginal Australia… and raise awareness and support for those that struggle with reading. Did you know that only 25% of Indigenous students... More

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal words we use everyday

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal words we use everyday

On the fourth day of NAIDOC we celebrate the Aboriginal words that have become part of the Standard Australian English. Yakka (as in hard yakka= work) Billabong (water hole) Willy willy (dust cloud) Yabba (talk) Moola (money) Bung (dead/broken) Many... More

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal Language Map

NAIDOC Week- Aboriginal Language Map

Can you believe it is day three of NAIDOC week? To celebrate today I will share with you the Aboriginal language map…(you can find: interactive map here and downloadable map click here). How amazing is that? Over 250+ languages with... More

NAIDOC Week- Benefits of bilingualism

NAIDOC Week- Benefits of bilingualism

To help celebrate the second day of NAIDOC week (2nd July-9th July) I want to share with you some of the benefits of knowing more than one language. For all you mob who might speak two or more languages, or for all you mob... More

Deadly Reads-  Aboriginal Comics from Inception Strategies

Deadly Reads- Aboriginal Comics from Inception Strategies

You guys need to read these deadly Aboriginal comics. We’ve included one of their deadly episodes below but they have 50+ free comics online- you have to check them out! http://www.inceptionstrategies.com/comics.htm What do you reckon? Share your thoughts on these... More

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