SharingStories Publishing Program
SharingStories Publishing Program supports partner communities in the sharing and distribution of bilingual, culturally rich interactive multi-touch books which house community produced interpretations of important cultural stories.
The Nyikina book of ‘Woonyoomboo the Night Heron’ and Jaara book, ‘The Eagle, the Crow and The Bat’ are being released mid 2019 with a total of 16 books in production and scheduled for release over the next four years. Multi-touch books include bilingual functionality, a Welcome to Country, original art works, animations, soundscapes, interactive maps locating stories and songs in Country, phonetic guides and ‘Community Voices’ sharing community perspectives and insights into the story. Comprehensive Teacher Resources created with senior knowledge authorities map content to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Cultures and Histories Priority Area and support local and national capacity to use the multi-touch books as important teaching and learning tools.