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(#ASSIhistorymonth) sharing posts on our ASSI Stories Facebook page including stories, archival images, articles and historical documents that uncover a dark part of Australian history – the era of blackbirding.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 asContinue reading “Australian South Sea Islander History Month”

Inaugural film festival to share Australian South Sea Islander stories

An inaugural free one-day festival of Australian South Sea Islander film, arts, food and music will be held at The Edge, Queensland in Brisbane on Sunday 14 December 2014. The event is the culmination of a 12-month project, funded by the Australian Council for the Arts. It has seen Australian South Sea Islander participants fromContinue reading “Inaugural film festival to share Australian South Sea Islander stories”