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Act-Belong-Commit Undalup Makuru NAIDOC Festival

8 July 2018 - 15 July 2018

Free

The Act-Belong-Commit Undalup Makuru NAIDOC festival is an annual cultural event that is significant to our Aboriginal people of Australia, participation in cultural activities are important elements of traditions and community sustainability, as well as spiritual and social well-being.

This year’s theme is  “Because of her we can”  which aims to emphasise and celebrate the unique and essential role that Indigenous women play in our society. As leaders, trailblazers, politicians, activists and social change advocates, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have fought and continue to fight, for justice, equal rights, rights to country, for law and justice, access to education, employment and to maintain and celebrate our culture, language, music and art.

The following events will take place over NAIDOC week:

Sunday 8th July: 1pm – 2.30pm

Official opening of the Undalup ‘Merenj Boodja’ Bushfood garden.

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton.

Monday 9th July – Sunday 15th July: 10am – 4pm

‘Essence of Country’ Art Exhibition. Local Aboriginal artists artwork display.

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton.

Tuesday 10th July: 11am – 2pm

‘Cultural Weaving’ with Noongar artist Lea Taylor.

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton.

Wednesday 11th July: 11am – 1pm

‘Connection to Boodja’ with Traditional Elder Sandra Hill

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton.

Thursday 12th July: 11am – 1pm

‘Bush Foods and Medicines’ with Traditional Elder and Cultural Custodians, Wayne and Iszaac Webb

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton.

Friday 13th July:

10am – 2pm: Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports Activities

2pm – 3pm: Cultural Dancing Workshops with Bindjareb Middars

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton.

Saturday 14th July: 10am – 4pm

‘NAIDOC Family Fun Day’. Stalls, entertainment, cultural activities and dance performances.

Busselton Youth and Community Centre: 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton

 

ALL WELCOME

Images of Billie Court and Leanna Shoveller. Photos courtesy of Wendy Slee.

Details

Start:
8 July 2018
End:
15 July 2018
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.undalup.com/

Venue

ArtGeo
4-7 Queen Street
Busselton,Western Australia6280Australia
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Phone:
(08) 9751 4651
Website:
http://www.artgeo.com.au/