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Once-sleeping languages waking up to poetry
20th November 2019
Ngunawal poet Nick Paton writes for Koori Mail following about Poetry in First Languages on Ngunawal Country in November 2019.
"The bells are sounding in a new era of custodial responsibility through a poetry program focused on Aboriginal languages, and their message of cultural obligation..."
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Read: Teaching language to kids through poetry
15th July 2019
NSW Department of Communications and the Arts
Read: Poetry in language to reach community
11th July 2019
The NSW Government’s Saving our Species (SoS) program, with Wingecarribee Shire Council and Red Room Poetry presented the poetic and environmental learning project for young First Nations students on Gundungurra Country earlier in this Year of Indigenous Languages.
Listen: Justicematters podcast – Balund-a 2017 (episode 4)
2nd July 2019
With NAIDOC week approaching we are revisiting Red Room Poetry's Unlocked poetry and music workshops at Balund-a. This time we feature recordings from the NAIDOC week workshops and community celebration in 2017.
Read: Poetry in Action
28th June 2019
What do racing pigeons, truckies, botanists, inmates, maps and developers have in common?
Poetry, and more specifically, Red Room Poetry.
Listen: The Glasshouse – 29 May 2019
5th June 2019
Listen: NT writers' festival – In conversation
14th May 2019
Watch: Poetry in First Languages workshop on Dharawal land
8th May 2019
Red Room Poetry’s Kirli Saunders led Poetry in First Languages on Dharawal land with First Nations poet Ethan Bell, musician Nicole Smede, artist Aunty Trish Levett and Language Custodian Jacob Morris. 40 First Nations students from local primary and high schools created poetry in language with thanks to Merrigong Theatre Co and Wollongong Art Gallery and all our generous supporters.
WIN News Illawarra
David Astle Cryptic Crossword (SMH 1 May 2019)
1st May 2019
This is a David Astle puzzle, cmissioned by Red Room Poetry as part of the sydney Writers Festival. DA Will perform his work tonight at Art After Hours at the AGNSW (1 May 2019).