Learning languages with State Library resources

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Join us for monthly webinar sessions which will provide an overview of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander language resources from State Library collections, including our online interactive languages map.

Indigenous Languages Coordinator, Desmond Crump, will lead the sessions to help raise community awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages across Queensland and will guide you through State Library’s resources that support language revival.

Different topics will be explored as well as several guest speakers to share their language knowledge; a proposed schedule for the series is as follows:

7 Dec 2020  Session 4 Margaret Lawrie Collection
4 Jan 2021 Session 5 Pastoral Records
1 Feb 2021 Session 6 Tindale Collection
1 Mar 2021 Session 7 Church Records
6 Apr 2021 Session 8 Indigenous Language Centres (with guest speaker Rory O’Connor, CEO Yugambeh Museum)
4 May 2021 Session 9 Indigenous Knowledge Centres (with guest speaker Douglas Graham, IKC Coordinator, Woorabinda)
7 Jun 2021 Session 10 Other Collections: AIATSIS, SLNSW, UQ Fryer Library (with guest speaker, Simon Farley, Fryer Librarian, UQ)

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This online event is free to attend and will run via Zoom. Details on how to join the event will be provided on registration.

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Part of Old words, new ways: continuing the language journey showcase in kuril dhagun.

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