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Friday, August 12 • 10:00 - 11:00
Traditional tongues: Indigenous stories and first languages

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What role can traditional language play when telling stories from indigenous communities and culture - and what’s the role for storytellers in helping preserve these ancient tongues? Learn about the wide range of content produced by ABC Open’s partnership with First Languages Australia, and how new players like BuzzFeed are educating digital audiences.

Moderators
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Jade Christian

Commissioning editor, NITV
Jade has worked in the broadcast sector for over a decade on a broad range of content from Lifestyle and Factual to Sport – projects include, The Message Stick (ABC TV), The New Inventors Show (ABC TV) , 480 Series (ABC TV), Colour Theory 3 (NITV), Cook’n  at Jacko’s (NITV), The Barefoot Rugby League Show (NITV), The Marngrook Footy Show (NITV) and live sporting events (NITV). Most recently, Jade has developed a number of... Read More →

Speakers
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Allan Clarke

Indigenous affairs reporter, BuzzFeed Australia
Allan Clarke is a Muruwuri man who grew up in the small town of Bourke in western NSW. Currently, Allan is BuzzFeed Australia's Indigenous affairs reporter. Previously, he has worked as the western Sydney reporter for ABC News, and as a senior reporter on Living Black, SBS Television's flagship Indigenous news and current affairs programme. Last year, he was nominated for a Walkley award for a series of feature articles called 'Kimberley in... Read More →
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Lionel Lovett

Wiradjuri language teacher, Parkes Public School
Lionel Lovett is a regular face and voice in the media around his region participating in radio and newspaper stories, recording a ABC station ID in Wiradjuri, and being part of the part of the ABC Open film Mother tongue: Wiradjuri. When Lionel was at primary school in Parkes, he remembers poring over a ragged old picture book that showed Aboriginal people dancing and singing in the desert, wearing lap laps. He felt no connection to the... Read More →
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Solua Middleton

Producer, ABC Open Gold Coast, ABC
Solua Middleton is the ABC Open producer for the Gold Coast. Solua has worked in the media industry for 15 years before joining ABC Open in 2010. She's been a music reviewer, feature film researcher, journalist and photographer for the Koori Mail Newspaper, and producer and video journalist for NITV News, as well as self-publishing the Gold Coast based Indigenous newspaper, Be Counted. In 2005, Solua won the Henry Mayer Media Prize for a story on... Read More →
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Bruce Pascoe

Writer & director, First Languages Australia
Bruce Pascoe is an Australian Indigenous writer of Bunurong, Yuin and Tasmanian heritage. He has worked as a teacher, a farmer, a fisherman and an Aboriginal language researcher. He’s an award-winning writer, editor and anthologist, who has written 27 books. His book Fox a Dog won the 2013 Prime Minister’s Award for Young Adult Literature, and his non-fiction book Dark Emu won the 2016 NSW Premier’s Book of the Year.


Friday August 12, 2016 10:00 - 11:00
Chauvel Cinema 2 249 Oxford Street, Paddington NSW

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