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Brisbane Community Cloak (detail), 2016, pictured artwork by Malinda Flynn.

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As part of State Library's commitment to the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages, we will be promoting a 'word of the week' from one of the 125+ Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages and dialects from across Queensland. State Library's 'word of the week' for Week Twenty-Three is Bwgcolman…
Visitors view the Dont Just Count Us Let Us Count exhibition for the first time

Don’t Just Count Us, Let Us Count! tells the story of this historic milestone through the eyes of ACPA alumni as they reflect on the creative process, research and the performance which sh

A song is more than just words to music. It tells a story, creates a journey and takes the listener on a wander through someone's life and history. For our Dead...
A song is more than just words to music. It tells a story, creates a journey and takes the listener on a wander through someone's life and history. For our Dead...
Oral history is the oldest form of sharing knowledge and culture, but in our rapidly changing world has this voice been silenced?
Explore the history and legacy of Norman Tindale’s anthropological expedition to study Aboriginal Australians in Queensland and Northern NSW communities, and th...
Uncle Bob Weatherall has many decades of being involved in repatriation around Queensland and Australia, culminating in the repatriation of his own tribal ances...
Aunty Dawn Daylight is a strong Aboriginal woman with a long story. Join Aunty Dawn as she tells of her connection to the land, her experience of being stolen,...
Discover an eclectic, vibrant and stylish collection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women's favourite fashion pieces in this special exhibition.