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“Imagine being the last person to know a language spoken for thousands of years.”

Spoken: celebrating Queensland languages is a free thought-provoking exhibition about the survival and revival of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Over 125 Queensland languages were once spoken, now approximately 50 of these remain spoken daily. Join the journey of six Queensland communities saving their traditional languages.

State Library celebrates the International Year of Indigenous Languages. Spoken is a Free Exhibition 21 Nov - 19 Apr 2020 slq Gallery, level 2 Spoken #slqspoken
 
My People

My People

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Noonuccal, Oodgeroo

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Oodgeroo's writing is often a provocative and passionate plea for justice. My People is a collection of poetry and prose and a reminder of Oodgeroo's contribution to indigenous culture and the journey to reconciliation.

Author Biography: Author, poet and illustrator Oodgeroo (formerly known as Kath Walker) of the tribe Noonuccal was born in 1920 on North Stradbroke Island in Queensland, where she lived and worked for most of her life. For many years she was active on behalf of the Aboriginal people in many parts of the world. She died in 1993. Other published works by Oodgeroo include We are Going (poetry, 1964), The Dawn is at Hand (poetry, 1966), and Stradbroke Dreamtime (stories, 1972).

ISBN: 9780731407408
Author: Noonuccal, Oodgeroo
Publication date: 12/10/2007
Format: Paperback
Pages: 120

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