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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…
Display of a possum skin cloak at the Art of the Skins exhibition

Awakening South East Queensland historical traditions through contemporary art, Art of the Skins revitalised the practice of possum skin cloak making.

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...
Meaningful engagement with Indigenous people can be powerful, exciting, challenging, and inspiring for libraries, museums, and galleries.
After starting his career at a very tender age, Luke Carroll has since gathered a remarkable range of credits and experiences. He has been nominated for three A...
Samuel Wagan Watson is an award-winning writer, hailing from honourable ancestors of the Birri-Gubba, Munanjali, Germanic and Gaelic peoples.
Kaylah Truth is a Brisbane-based Aboriginal hip hop artist who is gaining momentum in the music world. She launched her debut single in late 2013 and is poised...
Quandamooka artist and designer Delvene Cockatoo-Collins talks about her journey and experience designing for the Commonwealth Games. Learn about the people and...
Get yourself in formation for a night of laughs and storytelling with a team of original Marching Girls from Cherbourg.Discover their trailblazing story through...