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National Indigenous Story Awards 2019

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Thank you to all who have made a submission to the National Indigenous Story Awards.  The winners have been decided and notified.  Details of the winners will be uploaded to the website shortly. 

updated 6/12/19

Submissions for the National Indigenous Story Awards are now closed

These awards are for storytellers who are Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander. Stories can be spoken, sung, or written in prose or poetic form. They can be fictional, creative, historical, personal, political, and more.

$5,000 first prize

$1,000 second and third prizes

Entries

Submission method is online.

Written work

Please submit work in word doc or pdf format. (maximum 5000 words)

Please note all areas of the form must be filled in to successfully submit your entry.

Audio recordings

Please submit via Soundcloud

How to upload: 

  1. Create a SoundCloud account.
  2. Upload your sound file.
  3. Choose privacy settings. Private uploads can be shared with only people you share the link with.
  4. Please send us a link to your recording.

Video

If you would like to submit a video of yourself performing your story, please submit via YouTube or Vimeo

How to upload:
  1. Create a YouTube or Vimeo account.
  2. Upload your video
  3. Choose privacy settings. Private uploads can be shared with only people you share the link with.
  4. Please send us a link to your video.

 

Judges

Founding judge Sandra Phillips, joined by John Harding and Nathaniel Andrew.

Competion dates:

September 16 - November 9, 2019

Winners Announced December 5, 2019

The Indigenous Story Project acknowledges the Copyright Agency Cultural Fund and La Trobe University for its support of these awards.

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About Indigenous Story

The Indigenous Story Project hosts Indigenous stories across many forms. It aims to provide an opportunity to gather, (re)generate, and host stories, and thus knowledges, through spoken word, in music, in film, in visual arts, writing, and all dynamic multimedia forms. 

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Our best efforts have been made to credit copyright to the proper owners. Please contact us if you have any copyright issues you would like to raise.