Georgia Corowa: Community Voices – ASSI History Month

This week as part of the ASSI History Month Community Voices series we’re featuring South Sea Islander and Bundjalung songwriter/ musician Georgia Corowa, a talented artist based on the island of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island), Australia. As a performer, Georgia’s music exudes a unique soulful quality. She’s a generous collaborator in her ensemble work and... Continue Reading →

More Than Just a Game

KPC Cultural Day 2021 After a break last year, the Kanaka Proud Cup (KPC) is back for 2021 and events have already commenced in Rockhampton.  From its beginnings during Mackay ASSI 150 commemoration events, KPC has always been a fun footy comp but at its heart is a mission to create a way for ASSI... Continue Reading →

Australian South Sea Islander History Month

In August 2019, we started the first "Australian South Sea Islander History Month" (#ASSIhistorymonth) sharing posts on our ASSI Stories Facebook page including stories, archival images, articles and historical documents that uncover a dark part of Australian history - the era of blackbirding. In August 25 years ago, the Australian government officially recognised Australian South Sea Islanders as... Continue Reading →

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