Hidden Stories and Indigenous Literacy Day

Date and time: 11th September 2016 All Day

Location: Moonah Arts Centre, 23-27 Albert Rd, Moonah Tasmania 7009

Some of the most respected Aboriginal writers and speakers from Tasmania and beyond have agreed to participate in an exciting program that will include storytelling, dance, song, discussion and film.

Program for this Sunday, 11 September:

  • Craig Everett and his dance troupe performing a welcome dance
  • NSW Premier’s Literary Award winner Bruce Pascoe in conversation with Greg Lehman about his award winning book Dark Emu
  • Screening of promo for new animations series Little J & Big Cuz and an episode by Bruce Pascoe Monster Dog.  A discussion with Tony Thorne and Bruce will follow
  • Singing with Kartanya
  • Tasmanian Aboriginal Elder Patsy Cameron and Jim Everett discuss the magic of children’s stories
  • Jim Everett discussing Knowledge Maintenance
  • Craig Everett and his dance troupe will close the afternoon

Door sales from 12.30pm on Sunday 11 September @ Moonah Arts Centre – tickets $10

Highlights on 7 September included:

  • Madalena  singing people in
  • Welcome and set-the-scene stories from Theresa Sainty
  • A keynote speech from academic and writer Greg Lehman: Telling True Stories on Country
  • A screening of Jim Everett’s Blood of Life film ( producer Troy Melville)
  • Dr Margaret Bromley and Professor Maggie Walter in conversation

The Tasmanian Writers Centre and the Tasmanian branch of Children’s Book Council of Australia have collaborated to present two days of events at Moonah Arts Centre titled Hidden Stories.

All profits will be donated to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation.

Online bookings have closed. You can also make a donation to the Indigenous Literacy Foundation on its website.