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It’s NAIDOC week and the theme Heal Country! calls for all of us to continue to “seek greater protections for our lands, our waters,...
Leading First Nations artists, Tony Albert, Blak Douglas, Thea Perkins and Nicole Monks worked with Bourke St Public School (BSPS), parents, and Elder Uncle Jimmy Smith, to create new Aboriginal school house names and symbols unveiled during NAIDOC week in November.
This year at Wunanbiri Preschool, with the NAIDOC theme “Because of her, we can”, we celebrated all the wonderful and important women in our children’s lives.
REDFERN: “We’re lucky that every week at the NCIE feels like NAIDOC Week!” said April Long, Programs Manager at the NCIE (National Centre of Indigenous Excellence). Ms Long was especially excited about hosting the 2014 Inner-City NAIDOC Family & Sports Day on Friday July 11.
NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee) Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in all their rich diversity and an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians – individuals and organisations – make to our country and society.
With the Winter Solstice heralding the halfway mark for winter behind us, it’s time to look forward to what’s in store for the rest of the colder months. First off for July are the winter School Holidays from July 1-12. Trawling around various websites there seems to be plenty for children to do in that time.
Regular readers will know that Sydney-based singer-songwriter and composer, Marcus Corowa, was the special guest performer at the SSH Harbour Cruise and Picnic on May 18. Corowa’s soulful set was the perfect complement to a warm, breezy day on the water.