NAIDOC 2018

Undalup Makuru NAIDOC Week

This years Act-Belong-Commit Undalup Makuru NAIDOC Week Festival key messages are:

Act: Keep mentally, socially, spiritually, physically and culturally active.

Belong: Build and maintain a strong Aboriginal identity by keeping connected to family and language groups, and by getting together with others at cultural events and visits to country.

Commit: Commit to caring for country, to teaching the young ones about culture and language or re-learning culture and language yourself, keep up obligations to family and community, take part in lore ceremonies and express culture in song, music, dance or stories.

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The Undalup Makuru NAIDOC  Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, and our rich history and to our nation.

Under the theme - "Because of her, we can!" - NAIDOC Week 2018 will be held nationally from Sunday 8 July and continue through to Sunday 15 July.

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, our rights to country, for law and justice, access to education, employment and to maintain and celebrate our culture, language, music and art.

They are our mothers, our elders, our grandmothers, our aunties, our sisters and our daughters, Past and present, their achievements, their voice, their unwavering passion give us strength and have empowered past generations and paved the way for generations to come.

The Undalup Association will celebrate this year’s Act – Belong - Commit Undalup Makuru NAIDOC week festival with the following events during the week of NAIDOC

“Because of her we can”      

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THE PROGRAM

 

NAIDOC Week 2018 will celebrate the invaluable contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have made – and continue to make - to our communities, our families, and our rich history and to our nation.

Under the theme - "Because of her, we can!" - NAIDOC Week 2018 will be held nationally from Sunday 8 July and continue through to Sunday 15 July.

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, our rights to country, for law and justice, access to education, employment and to maintain and celebrate our culture, language, music and art.

They are our mothers, our elders, our grandmothers, our aunties, our sisters and our daughters, Past and present, their achievements, their voice, their unwavering passion give us strength and have empowered past generations and paved the way for generations to come.

The Undalup Association will celebrate this year’s Act – Belong - Commit Undalup Makuru NAIDOC week festival with the following events during the week of NAIDOC.

Official opening of the Undalup ‘Merenj Boodja’ Bushfood garden

Sunday 8th July

1:00 -  2:30 pm

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

Cnr Queen Street and Marine Tce, Busselton, Art Geo Cultural Prescient,

‘Essence of Country’ Art Exhibition, local Aboriginal Artists artwork display

Monday-Sunday

9th -15th of July

10:00 am -

4:00 pm

‘Essence of Country’ Art Exhibition, local Aboriginal Artists artwork display

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

‘Cultural Weaving’ with Noongar artist ‘Lea Taylor’

Tuesday

10th of July

11:00 am - 

2:00 pm

Cultural Weaving’ with Noongar artist ‘Lea Taylor’

Busselton Youth and Community Centre Building, 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton

‘Connection to Boodja’ with Traditional Elder ‘Sandra Hill’

Wednesday

11th of July

11:00 am -

1:00 pm

‘Connection to Boodja’ with Traditional Elder ‘Sandra Hill’

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

‘Bush Foods and Medicines’ with Traditional Elder and Cultural Custodians

Thursday

12th of July: 11:00 am -

1:00 pm

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

‘Wayne and Iszaac Webb’

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

Cultural Dancing Workshops with ‘Bindjareb Middars’

Friday

13th of July: 10:00 am -

2:00 pm

‘Cultural Dancing Workshops with Bindjareb Middars'

 

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

Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sport Activities

Friday

13th of July: 

2:00 pm-

3:00 pm

 

 

‘Nyoongar Wellbeing and Sports Activities’ 

 

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

‘NAIDOC Family Fun Day’

Saturday

14th of July

10:00 am -

4:00 pm

‘NAIDOC Family Fun Day’

 

Special guests Song artists; Billie Court and Leanna Shoveller​

Stalls, Entertainment, Cultural activities and dance performances,

 

Busselton Youth and Community Centre Building, 47 Bussell Hwy, Busselton

ALL WELCOME!

The Act-Belong-Commit Undalup Makuru NAIDOC   Week Festival 2018

“SMOKE FREE EVENT"

SPONSORS: HEALTHWAY, SOUTHERN PORT, ILUKA RESOURCES

“ALL ENQUIRIES"

All enquiries Rachelle E: rachelle17@westnet.com.au

Busselton High st Hall,
47 Bussell Hwy, cnr of High street in Busselton
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