Koori collection at City libraries

Bujari gamarruwa means ‘good day’ in the Gadigal language. The City acknowledges the Gadigal or the Eora Nation as the traditional custodians of this place we now call Sydney. Did you know the word Koori comes from the Awabakal language Read More

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Tree of Knowledge

Acclaimed Indigenous artist Christian Thompson brings song, spoken word, sculpture and video together in the performance Tree of Knowledge as part of the Liveworks Festival 2017. Dreams, memories and aspirations are transformed into surreal gestures. When: 19-22 October 2017 Where: Read More

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Talking Deadly with Jodi Edwards

Join PhD Candidate Jodi Edwards for Talking Deadly: Indigenous Voices at the State Library of NSW as she discusses her fascinating research on the continuity of culture in the Yuin and Dharawal Nations in the areas of Language, Performance, Possum Read More

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Sand Song at Barangaroo

Aimed at children 5-12 and their parents or carers, Sand Song tells the story of ‘Cheeky Brolga stealing Emu’s egg’, which is the Gammilleroi Dreaming story of the ‘First Sun’ – the first time the sun’s light shone on Australia. Read More

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NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout 2017

Teams from all over New South Wales will be competing in the annual NSW Aboriginal Rugby League Knockout in Sydney from 29 September to 2 October 2017. This annual event has importance as a cultural vehicle and event for Aboriginal Read More

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This is your black lIfe: Kodie Vs Colin

Have you ever been told you’re good looking for an Aboriginal? Have cab drivers driven straight past you? When you turn 40, do you qualify for elder status and free cups of tea? These are the hard-hitting questions Cope ST’s Read More

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Blak Mirror at Sydney Contemporary 2017

107 and Blak Mirror Present, The Gilded Age. A collection of works by Contemporary Aboriginal artists reflecting on the underlying social and political nuances of today, gilded by a thin golden veneer. This multi disciplinary exhibition is complimented by a Read More

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Indigenous Voices: Who gave the words?

In this free illustrated talk as part of the Guringai Festival 2017, historian Keith Vincent Smith will look at Indigenous informants and cultural brokers from the Sydney area, including Bennelong, Patyegarang, Bungaree and Maroot the elder. Their legacy is a Read More

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Living in Their Times

Living in Their Times is a free one-day event commemorating the 1967 Referendum and the legacy of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander activism that preceded and followed this landmark moment. Curated by Djon Mundine OAM and presented by UTS ART Read More

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Black is the New White

Sydney Theatre Company and Allens present Black is the New White by Nakkiah Lui. Guess who’s coming to dinner? Charlotte Gibson is a lawyer on the up. She won a landmark Native Title case, she’s making her parents proud, she Read More

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