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Preparing for NAIDOC Week

Preparing for NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week ‘Keep the Fire Burning: Blak, loud and proud’ is 7-14th July 2024. Keep the Fire Burning: Blak, Loud & Proud shows “the enduring strength and vitality of First Nations culture – with fire a symbol of connection to... More

Wave Hill Station Walk Off

Wave Hill Station Walk Off

Growing up in the East Kimberley, with family links to Vincent Lingiari, the Wave Hill Walk Off is not only of national importance, but personal importance. This week we celebrate the anniversary of the Wave Hill Walk Off which started... More

International Day of Indigenous Peoples

International Day of Indigenous Peoples

This week people around the world celebrate the International Day of Indigenous Peoples on 9th August. This includes celebrating and acknowledging our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations peoples. This day, first celebrated in 1994 when announced by the... More

National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day

We take the time on this post to acknowledge and commemorate the upcoming National Sorry Day on 26th May each year. This is a day to remember the removal of Aboriginal children from their families and communities. A chance to... More

National Close The Gap Day

National Close The Gap Day

Australians can show their support for closing the gaps between First Nations health outcomes and those Australians not of First Nations descent each year on National Close the Gap Day on the third Thursday in March. By celebrating and supporting... More

First Nations AFL books in 2023

First Nations AFL books in 2023

We are so pumped that 2023 AFL season is about to start for 2023 (kick off in March!!) I (Carl) am a HUGE footy fan. I have always played since a kid kicking around on red dirt ovals, playing at... More

National Apology to the Stolen Generation

National Apology to the Stolen Generation

This month is the anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations (13 February 2008). It is a day to celebrate the Apology, but also to commemorate and learn from the past. On the 13th of February 2008 Prime... More

Survival Day, Invasion Day and Australia Day

Survival Day, Invasion Day and Australia Day

On January 26th we invite you to read our books, and other books by First Nations authors and illustrators, to broaden your view and deepen your understanding. Each of our books (Black Cockatoo, Tracks of the Missing and My Deadly... More

NAIDOC 2023 Activities

NAIDOC 2023 Activities

We are excited to share some NAIDOC 2023 activity ideas to get you started thinking about how you will celebrate in July 2023. Home Read First Nations books – see our NAIDOC book list here. Our books are perfect for... More

NAIDOC 2023 Book Recommendations

NAIDOC 2023 Book Recommendations

Welcome to our post with some NAIDOC 2023 Book Recommendations! The NAIDOC theme of “For Our Elders” is a powerful one. The role that First Nations Elders play in community is important in sharing and continuing connection to culture, language,... More