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The Koori Curriculum Book Summit

Posted by Team APATA | May 26, 2022

The first conference dedicated to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children’s stories is here. And it’s virtual!

The Koori Curriculum Book Summit will allow Educators to hear directly from these master storytellers about what is behind the stories they have shared. Educators will walk away with ideas and inspiration on how they can scaffold and build upon some of their favourite stories.

When: 8th – 9th July.

For all FAQ head to: kooricuriculum.com

This is your opportunity to embrace embedding an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective through storytelling. Whether you are an early childhood educator, primary teacher, OOSHC educator or you’re looking to include more First Nation perspectives at home this summit has something for you.

Throughout the summit, you will have the chance to interact with Jessica Staines Director of the Koori Curriculum and other attendees in the pop-up Facebook group. This is where you can ask questions, share your learnings and participate in challenges to win some deadly prizes.

Koori Curriculum have selected some of Australia’s best First Nation and non-Indigenous children’s authors and illustrators who have produced some of the most beloved books with an Aboriginal perspective.

And what better way to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2022!

Bruce Pascoe has joined The Koori Curriculum Book Summit as a guest speaker. The Yuin, Bunurong and Tasmanian author of the best-selling “Dark Emu”, “Young Dark Emu: A Truer History”, “Loving Country: A Guide to Sacred Australia”,  and over thirty books and academic texts including The Little Red Yellow Black Book with AIATIS.

More Announced Speakers

  • Adam Goodes – “Somebody’s Land & Ceremony”
  • Ellie Laing – “Somebody’s Land & Ceremony”
  • David Hardy – “Somebody’s Land & Ceremony”
  • Thomas Mayor – “Finding Our Heart”
  • Gregg Dreise – “Awesome Emu”
  • Jasmine Seymour – “Baby Business & Cooee Mittigar”
  • Dianne Lucas – “Walking in Gagudju Country”
  • Ben Tyler – “Walking in Gagudju Country”
  • Gordon Hookey – “The Sacred Hill”
  • Alison Lester – “Ernie Dances to the Didgeridoo”
  • Coral Vass – “Sorry Day”
  • Dub Leffler – “Sorry Day”
  • Karen Rogers – “Main Abija My Grandad”
  • Mark Greenwood – “Jandamarra & Bommerang and Bat”
  • Lyndall Stavrou – “Warrikirki Christmas Bilby”
  • Aunty Shaa Smith – “The Dunggiirr Brothers and the Caring Song of the Whale”
  • Leanne Murner – “Franki and the Banksia”
  • Leanne Brook – “ABC of Dhurga”

The Koori Curriculum Book Summit 8th-9th July 2022.

PRICE: $93.50 (Individual) OR $330 (For up to 5 people)

Tickets for the Koori Curriculum Book Summit are now on sale: HERE

Facebook: @Kooricurriculum

Instagram: @kooricurriculum

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