Today, 1 September 2010, is Indigenous Literacy Day; a day that aims to help raise funds and awareness to raise literacy levels and improve the lives and opportunities of Indigenous Australians living in remote and isolated regions. (Source: The Indigenous Literacy Project)
“Can you imagine not being able to read a newspaper, a road sign or directions on a bottle of medication? Sadly, this is a reality faced by many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders living in remote communities today.” (Source: The Indigenous Literacy Project)
- Indigenous Literacy Day
- So, how did it all start?
- How you can help
- Participating publishers who are donating 5% (or more) of their takings from sales on ILD
- The great Book Swap
- Events and fundraisers