Thursday, June 18, 2009

Documenting Our History: Telling The Stories With Our Elders

Documenting our history: telling the stories with our elders

Are you interested in family history or doing community research? Tranby Aboriginal College in conjunction with the History Council of NSW and the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is hosting a full day workshop on Aboriginal historical research during NAIDOC Week 2009.

The workshop will showcase Aboriginal led research that seeks to document and reclaim Aboriginal stories and knowledge of the past. Listen to prominent Aboriginal historians John Maynard, Heidi Norman, Suzanne Ingram and Shino Konishi talk about their work. Join a series of 'hands-on' workshops for the Aboriginal community on accessing archives contained in Australia's leading institutions: AIATSIS, the State Library of NSW, State Records NSW and the Australian War Memorial. Learn about opportunities for funding for Indigenous history projects. Lunch will be provided.

When: Thursday 9 July 2009, 9.00am – 4.00pm
Where: Tranby Aboriginal College, 13 Mansfield Street, Glebe Cost: Gold Coin Donation
Enquiries: Annaliesse Monaro, 02 9660 3444,

Zoe Pollock
Executive Officer
History Council of NSW
PO Box R1737
Royal Exchange NSW 1225
T: (02) 9252 8715
F: (02) 9252 8716

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