Exciting NEWS! The launch of the long awaited book, Looking for Tucker, has taken place!
Red Ridge launches Two Sisters Talking book
Birdsville was buzzing on Sunday as Federal member for Maranoa, David Littleproud MP, launched a first-of-its-kind Aboriginal language children's book Looking for Tucker (Murru manilhuku yukarnda) as told and illustrated by locals 'Two Sisters Talking', Anpanuwa (Joyce Crombie) and Aulpunda (Jean Barr-Crombie) and published by Red Ridge (Interior Queensland) Ltd.
The book launch took place at Birdsville Community Hall, with more than 50 attendees with locals joined by visitors from across Queensland and interstate, helping swell the small town's population over the weekend.
See the full media release here
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Droving the Long Paddock tells personal tales in short stories, interpreted into artwork that takes the reader into a fascinating insight into the lifestyle and hardships of working and living on the land.
This book is available here
Traditional bush crafts and indigenous art available online through this website.
'CPPW is supported through the Prime Minister's Community Business Partnership and managed by Philanthropy Australia in partnership with the Foundation for Rural and Regional Renewal' .
Wangkangurru Language Revitalisation in Birdsville. The project is a partnership between Red Ridge (Interior Queensland) and the MLT and brought to the forefront the continued work the MLT has been doing in the far north-east in remote communities including Birdsville and Oodnadatta. The sentence book project is funded by an ILA grant through the Attorney-Generals Department.
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