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NAIDOC Week | School Holiday Activities

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Join us as at Hawaiian's Bassendean as we celebrate NAIDOC Week this July school holidays! We have planned a series of activities and workshops that showcase Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and the theme of this year’s NAIDOC Week – ‘Because of Her, We Can!’

 

Welcome to Country & Traditional Dance performed by Kiara Girls Academy & Alan Kicket

Sunday 8 July, 2pm

We will usher in festivities and recognise the past and present custodians of this land with a Welcome to Country by Alan Kicket, followed by a performance from the Kiara Girls Academy dancers. Kiara Girls Academy is an Australian organisation which drives community-led solutions to overcome obstacles that prevent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls from completing education and reaching their full potential. 

 

Aboriginal Music Workshop with Ronaldo Dick

Wednesday 11 July, 2pm 

Enjoy a one-hour learning journey into the amazing sounds of Aboriginal culture. Led by Ronaldo Dick, this workshop will teach children about the history of traditional Aboriginal songs and of course, how to sing them!  Recommended for ages 7-14.

 

Storytelling Sessions with Lyn Cox and Alan Kicket

Friday 13 July, 11am and 2pm. 

Led by Lyn Cox and Alan Kicket, these one-hour sessions will take listeners on a rich journey back in time to discover stories that are associated about this year’s NAIDOC theme. Alan and Lyn are Elders from within the local Bassendean community. Recommended for all ages.