Tiddas 4 Tiddas


Storytelling is fundamental to First Nations people. It plays a big part in the handing-down of culture from generation to generation.

Gunai woman Kirli Saunders embodies the tradition of storytelling. She is an award-winning children’s book author, poet, artist and manager of the ground-breaking Poetry in First Languages program at Red Room Poetry.

Kirli joins Marlee to share how she wants to make poetry visible, meaningful, and part of everyday life, especially for the youngest members of First Nations cultures.

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Race Matters Podcast Episode 49Race-Matters-Logo-FULL

Ahead of Blak Matriarchies, a panel as part of All About Women at the Sydney Opera House, Gunai woman Kirli Saunders joins Sara Khan to chat about the power of Language, Blak ownership and empowering First Nations youth with her program Poetry in First Languages.

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So You Want To Be a Writer Podcast

In Episode 306, you’ll Meet Kirli Saunders, Celebrated International Children’s Author, poet and teacher and join her in an exploration of her creative process, and her unorthodox journey into publishing her debut picture book, The Incredible Freedom Machines. Listen now.