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Heritage: Aboriginal Gamilaroi
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1 y separately published work icon Take It Blak National Indigenous Television , Jack Latimore (presenter), Rae Johnston (presenter), Shahni Wellington (presenter), Rachael Hocking (presenter), John Paul Janke (presenter), Keira Jenkins (presenter), Kerri-Lee Harding (presenter), 2020 National Indigenous Television , 2020 19740722 2020 series - publisher podcast Presented by NITV's News online team, 'Take It Blak' is a podcast featuring various hosts talking to a range of different guests about current affairs and topics of interest.
1 Our Media Show Its Very Best Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 28 November no. 690 2018; (p. 19)

'First Nations Media Australia chair Aunty Dot West and Umeewarra Media's Uncle Vince Coulthard took out the major prizes at the inaugural First Nations Media Awards in Sydney.' 

1 Show Explores Relationship with Justice System Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 19 September no. 685 2018; (p. 18)

'Declan Furber Gillick has worked a few different jobs in his lifetime - in hospitality, working in the court as an Aboriginal legal support assistant and court staffer and also in intercultural education.' 

1 Thomas Talks Place, Power Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 22 August no. 683 2018; (p. 36)

'This year's Brisbane Writers Festival line-up will feature a number of Aboriginal speakers and authors who will discuss big ideas at the State Library of Queensland on September 6-9. 

1 Knox Enters the Music Hall of Fame Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 22 August no. 683 2018; (p. 3)

'Gomeroi country music legend Roger Knox has been inducted into the National Indigenous Music Awards (NiMA) Hall of Fame.'

1 Foley Gets a Windmill Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 July no. 681 2018; (p. 13)

'Fiona Foley is heading back to Badtjala country after winning the 2018 Windmill Trust scholarship for regional NSW artists.' (Introduction)

1 Natasha Wants More On-Screen Diversity Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 July no. 681 2018; (p. 11)

'Kaurna, Narranga and Noongar woman Natasha Wanganeen started acting when she was 15 years old.' (Introduction)

1 Skylab Has Fallen in WA Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 July no. 681 2018; (p. 3)

'In 1979 a space station that had been launched into Earth's outer orbit came hurtling back towards the planet, crashing on Western Australia's south-east coast.' (Introduction)

1 Taboo Brings Scott More Award Success Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 11 July no. 680 2018; (p. 21)

'Kim Scott started writing with the intention of being published when he was teaching English.' (Introduction)

1 Strong Sistas Yarning to Children Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 27 June no. 679 2018; (p. 38)

'Annette Sax's business Yarn Strong Sista all started in the early 1990s with a story, told by Gunditjmara Elder iris Lovett-Gardiner.' 

1 What It's Like Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work life story
— Appears in: Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia 2018; (p. 119-124)

''You wouldn't know what it's like, I guess,' he said very casually down the phone to me. 'Your mob is from top camp - that's not a real mission. You probably don't know what it's like to be really Aboriginal.''  (Introduction)

1 Writer 'Blown Away' by Her Work's Success Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 24 January no. 668 2018; (p. 26)

'Monique Grbec has been named inaugural winner of the Life Writing Award in the Melbourne Lord Mayor's Writing Awards.'

1 Grace Role Perfect for Kiki Keira Jenkins , 2018 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 24 January no. 668 2018; (p. 14)

'Fuzzy Mac is an extraordinary girl, much like 13-year-old Kyliric 'Kiki' Masella who plays her in the new television series Grace Beside Me. The series follows Fuzzy Mac as she learns she can communicate with spirits while navigating everyday teenage life.' 

1 Unlocking the Best at Balund-a Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 August no. 657 2017; (p. 23)

'A week of poetry, language, culture and celebration has been held at Balund-a, a residential correctional program aimed at reducing re-offending rates, in northern NSW.'

1 Unlocking the Power of Writing Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 9 August no. 657 2017; (p. 21)

'Lionel Fogarty was 15 when he was charged with conspiring against the state of Queensland, after attending a rally in Brisbane.'

1 Archivist Plays a Vital Role Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 March no. 646 2017; (p. 21)
'With a passion for helping Indigenous people to connect with documents about their culture and heritage, Kirsten Thorpe relishes her role at the State Library of New South Wales.'
1 The Woman Who's Made Books Her Life Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 February no. 644 2017; (p. 21)
'Teacher, writer, chairperson of a publishing house - if it's got to do with literature, Edith (Edie) Wright has done it all.'
1 A Fresh Perspective Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 8 February no. 644 2017; (p. 10)
'Magabala Books is gearing up to bring Aboriginal perspectives to primary school classrooms all over the country.'
1 Chooky Dancers Ready to Tour Australian Festivals Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 January no. 643 2017; (p. 28)
'This is shaping up as a big year for Djuki Mala (The Chooky Dancers), with performances planned at the Adelaide and Perth Fringe festivals and the Ten Days on the Island Festival in Hobart over the next three months.'
1 Playwrights Ready to Stage Festival Keira Jenkins , 2017 single work column
— Appears in: Koori Mail , 25 January no. 643 2017; (p. 6)
'Six Indigenous playwrights are coming together in Sydney for the Yellamundie National First Peoples Playwrighting Festival from January 27.'
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