Torres Strait Islander children's weaving and language with Uncle Brian Whap

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Bring your jarjums, family and friends and join Uncle Brian Whap as he talks all about weaving, sharing stories, language and cultural knowledge while you weave creations of your very own!

This event is supported by 20 Years Strong and Summer Holiday Fun

About Uncle Brian Whap

Uncle Brian Whap 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 Southeast Queensland.

Weaving for him was always enjoyed as a hobby, and it later developed into educational workshops and cultural sessions. Brian delivered a language focused weaving workshop at capacity throughout State Library’s Minya Birran celebration.

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