Indigenous Literacy Day: Celebrating Stories and Language

30 August 2022

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) is a national charity working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander remote Communities across Australia. They are Community-led, responding to requests from remote Communities for culturally relevant books, including early learning board books, resources, and programs to support Communities to create and publish their stories in languages of their choice.

To celebrate Indigenous Literacy Day, the Indigenous Literacy Foundation is hosting a free virtual celebration for all Australians, at 9am on Wednesday 1 September.

You can watch on demand, and the event includes to watch a range of over 50 stories including a feature on Stick Mob, a group of four young graphic novelists in Alice Springs, other First Nations authors such as Brenton McKenna, musicians and artists such as Jessica Mauboy. 

The videos each aim to showcase the incredible range of stories, languages, cultures and voices of First Nations peoples, an the many ways literacy can be interpreted and understood.

To attend this virtual event visit the Indigenous Literacy Foundation website.

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