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Fibres, folds and languages old is a celebration of First Nations culture, language and stories featuring a number of events and activities for adults and children alike.
We're excited to be able to reconnect and share these events with you!
29 Sep | Online children’s weaving workshop with Brian Whap
1 Oct | Online connecting to language scavenger hunt
Need to know
All events are free. The online event will run via Zoom. Details on how to join the event and the materials required will be provided on registration.
More about Uncle Brian Whap
Brian is a Torres Strait Islander whose language group is Kala Lagaw Ya and his spoken dialect is Mabuyag. Brian is a cultural educator who contributes his time supporting community organisations and cultural events throughout South East Queensland. Weaving for him was always enjoyed as a hobby, and it later developed into educational workshops and cultural sessions.
Part of Old words, new ways: continuing the languages journey showcase in kuril dhagun. Opening soon.
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Free showcase coming soon
kuril dhagun, level 1, State Library