We acknowledge the First Peoples and their continuing custodianship of the lands on which we work and live.
We pay our respects to the Ancestors and their descendants, who continue in a long tradition of cultural and spiritual connections to Country since time immemorial.
We recognise their struggle and honour their contributions to current and future generations.
Information trails gather together detailed information on themes relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and perspectives. These collections can be useful as collaborative and explorative focal points for teaching and research.View details
Building on the trails and records contained within AustLit, these teaching resources offer guidance for educators to source and embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the classroom.
This collection of essays and publications by prominent authors and first time contributors offers readers insight into the impact of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writing and publishing on Australia’s literary landscape.
Read about BlackWords’ history, learn about our logo and how we identify relevant content. Meet the team and learn our story.
Keep up to date with the latest events and news from the BlackWords Team. This space also recognises the latest records added to BlackWords and acknowledgement of Indigenous excellence.View details
These timelines highlight significant moments in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, with a special focus on literary achievements. Knowing our past informs our future.
Find out more about our Teaching and Learning with BlackWords Professional Development opportunities.
Join UQ’s ‘Stories for Reconciliation’ Club to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander books and film.
We invite submissions of stories for the next edition of Growing Up Indigenous.