Deadly Story

Monday, 26 October 2020 - 12:30pm

Neporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc. and Onkaparinga Libraries presents Southern Deadly Yarns – a series of virtual author events highlighting the incredible work of First Nations authors. Join us as we examine topics including truth telling, recognition, and a what makes a good yarn.

Marlee Silva is a Gamilaroi and Dunghutti woman, co-founder of Indigenous female empowerment movement 'Tiddas 4 Tiddas'. Her debut book My Tidda, My Sister is a collection of stories of strength and resilience from Australia’s First Women.

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About Deadly Story
Deadly Story is a cultural information website being developed to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people in the Victorian out-of-home care system to connect with their Country, their Communities, and their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and identity.

Features of our website:

  • An interactive map that will allow users to navigate Australia and learn about the customs, practices and stories of the people and land
  • An historical timeline that will highlight significant people, stories and events from before invasion to the present day
  • An events calendar that will highlight cultural, sporting and social activities from across Victoria
  • A Service Directory that focusses on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander services and the support they provide Interactive games, quizzes, cross word, jigsaw puzzles and colouring in
  • Interviews with role models and Elders who make a contribution to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities
  • The latest in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander news Feature articles on Aboriginal art, music, dance, film and books
  • A clearing house for available resources and links
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