Reconciliation Week 2020 | Story Time 38 | Julie-Anne
A Special Storytime celebrating Reconciliation Week with Julie-Anne!
Today we Read:
Respect by Aunty Fay Muir and Sue Lawson, Illustrated by Lisa Kennedy 2020 Magabala Books
In the dedication of the book:
‘Fay is a Boonwurrung Elder who cares about sharing her First Nation culture and stories with all children to enjoy and take on a journey of learning.
Sue’s award winning young adult and children’s books are recognised for the sensitive way they explore the exciting and heartbreaking complexities of growing up. Her first book with Aunty Fay was Nganga: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Words and Phrases.
Lisa is a descendant of coastal Trawlwoolway people of north-east Tasmania. She has been privileged to be part of a team working alongside Aunty Fay Muir on projects that bring together art, story and culture.
The authors and illustrator wish to acknowledge Respect was written on Wadawurrung and illustrated on Boonwurrung people’s land.
Clever Crow by Nina Lawrence and illustrated by Bronwyn Bancroft 2018 Magabala Books
‘Nina Lawrence is a descendant of the Yidinji people of Far North Queensland. She has kinship connections with the Yolnu people who have given her the Dhwa skin name, Bilinydjan.
Bronwyn Bancroft is a Djanbun clan member of the Bundjalung Nation, and highly recognised illustrator.
Dedication in the book: Nina Lawrence
‘In the spirit of respect, I acknowledge Yolnu elders past and present, the custodians of the land and seas of North East Arnhem Land, for protecting and preserving Yolnu languages, and for enabling us to learn from and enjoy these languages today.’