Main Program | First Nations Poets

10 Oct 2021 13:00 - 13:45
/ / IDR 299,000 (All Main Program Access)
Online via townscript.com | Live in Indus Restaurant, Bali & The Rechabite Hall, Perth.

Australia’s First Nations people are the country’s first memory holders and storytellers. However, their stories are often left unheard. Join three First Nations writers, Elfie Shiosaki, Jarrad Travers, and Cass Lynch, as they come together to discuss the power of language, storytelling, and poetry in capturing testimonies and rebuilding communities. 

(This session is presented in English)

Supported by WritingWA

Orang-orang First Nations Australia adalah pemegang memori dan pendongeng pertama di negara itu. Namun, kisah mereka sering tidak terdengar. Bergabunglah dengan tiga penulis First Nations, Elfie Shiosaki, Jarrad Travers, dan Cass Lynch, saat mereka berkumpul untuk membahas kekuatan bahasa, bercerita, dan puisi dalam menangkap kesaksian dan membangun kembali komunitas.

(Sesi ini dipersembahkan dalam Bahasa Inggris)

Didukung oleh WritingWA


Jarrad Travers

Jarrad Travers is a Yamatji and Bardi scholar from Derby in the North-West Kimberley region. In 2021 he graduated from the University of Western Australia with a Bachelor of Arts …

Elfie Shiosaki

Elfie Shiosaki is a Noongar and Yawuru writer. She is a lecturer in Indigenous rights, policy, and governance at the School of Indigenous Studies at the University of Western Australia. …

Cass Lynch

Writer and researcher Cass Lynch recently completed a Creative Writing PhD that explores the oral storytelling tradition of Noongar, the Aboriginal Australians in the southwest corner of Western Australia. She …

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