History, Genealogy and Heritage Events

Unlock The Past will be at

Unlock the Past Cruises

The evolution of storytelling: written lies or spoken truth?

Event Information

  • 27 May 2014 6:30pm - 8:00pm
  • State Library of Queensland, Cultural Precinct, Stanley Place, South Bank QLD 4101
  • Brisbane
  • Queensland
Other Information
  • Cost: $5

Oral history is the oldest form of sharing knowledge and culture, but in our rapidly changing world has this voice been silenced? Join an esteemed panel of storytellers for a conversation about the changing role of storytelling in Indigenous Australia, discussing the validity of oral history versus written history, the relevance of modern storytelling, and questioning who our stories really serve.