Sharing Stories Foundation

Sharing Stories Foundation
4 August 2015 Wilma Mulder

www.sharingstories.org

SharingStories Foundation (SSF) works with multiple art forms, in dynamic relationship with stories, creating multi-media outcomes. The Foundation supports Indigenous communities to hold, share and transmit languages, stories and culture for present and future generations. We also work with communities to promote a deeper understanding of ATSI cultural experience across Australia.

SharingStories Digital Storytelling program is one of the major programs run as part of the SharingStories Foundation. It works with young people in remote indigenous communities, transferring digital media skills in order to support a creative digital storytelling practice.  This process enables children to develop a creative voice with which they can explore, tell and share their own stories as well as participate in the creation of cultural recordings with their own elders. The program not only builds confidence in new technologies, it strengthens identity and builds community capacity through workshops that engage young participants with Elders, Country and Culture.