Culture, history feted during NAIDOC Week

NAIDOC Week, which is held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be celebrated from July 4 -11 this year.

NAIDOC Week, which is held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be celebrated from July 4 -11 this year.

A special event is planned for Risdon Cove with a flag raising at piyura kitina (Risdon Cove) on Monday July 5 at 11.30am.

The NAIDOC 2021 theme is Heal Country! It calls for everyone to continue to seek greater protection for land, water, sacred sites and cultural heritage from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.

Tina Goodwin from Kutalayna Health said: “We look forward to seeing as many people as possible sharing and celebrating NAIDOC events.” 

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