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NAIDOC WAFL Round South Fremantle vs Claremont

Featuring a special performance of Kaarla Kaatijin by Yirra Yaakin Theatre company at 3pm (suitable all ages) Other activities include a welcome to country, weaving circle with Sharyn Egan, Cultural Connections barbecue and damper making plus entertainment from the Natasha Eldridge band. There will be lots more happening throughout NAIDOC week around Fremantle including Yoondoordo dreaming walking tours, weaving classes, storytelling and film screenings. For full details visit www.fremantle.wa.gov.au/naidoc2018

NAIDOC Week 2018 Bibbulman Womens Weaving Class

Lea Taylor is an award winning Aboriginal weaver and artist from the Wadandi/Minang nations of South West Western Australia. Lea was taught basic basket weaving by noted Aboriginal artist Sharyn Egan, and now works full-time as an artist and weaver, working with Aboriginal youth in schools and youth groups, along with running workshops in art centres and independently throughout W.A. In Lea’s workshops she uses a variety of natural materials, including natural raffia, hand dyed raffia, which she dyes herself using both natural and commercial dyes, natural string (Jute), paper raffia hay and foraged bush materials. All basic materials are supplied This class is suitable for individuals aged 13 and up. Please arrive 10 minutes before the class starts. Due to the intricate starting process of weaving, late comers will not be permitted to join a class that has already begun.

NAIDOC Week 2018 Noongar Storytime with Sandra Harben

Join us at the Walyalup Aboriginal Cultural Centre to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2018 with this special Noongar Story Time Session with Sandra Harben. Sandra Harben is a Whadjuk/Balardong Nyungar woman who will share Noongar stories and language in her session. She shares culture in a fun and exciting manner, and is proud to continue the oral history that has existed in Noongar culture for tens of thousands of years.

NAIDOC Week 2018 opening event

Featuring a special performance of Kaarla Kaatijin by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company (3pm, 45 mins, suitable for all ages). Other activities include a welcome to country, weaving circle with Sharyn Egan, Cultural Connections barbecue and damper making.  The Natasha Eldridge band will also entertain throughout the early afternoon. They are a dynamic band of 5 passionate musicians. Including Balladong/Noongar Singer Natasha Blurton-Eldridge  joined by Guitarist Kim Batty Noongar man and Angelo on Lead Guitar bass and drums 

NAIDOC Week Celebration Buds n Blooms

Come celebrate NAIDOC Week at Hilton Harvest with Buds n Blooms. We will have a very special performance from Madjitil Moorna Choir, as well as damper making (and eating), story corner and dot painting.  All welcome - bring your families, neighbours and grandparents!! Special thanks to Simone McGurk and Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet for supporting this event!  

WA Museum celebrates NAIDOC Week 2018

Join us for a family fun day these school holidays as we celebrate NAIDOC Week, the diverse Aboriginal cultures of Western Australia and the incredible women in our communities who lead the way for future generations.  This year our program will feature amazing Aboriginal people from our communities who will share some of their culture with us: Storytelling and sharing knowledge with Nyoongar Elder Marie Taylor Weaving workshop with prominent artist Sharyn Egan Workshop dance performance by Brianne Yarran Community art mural with Kamsani Bin Salleh Craft activities to learn about the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags, Touch table to get up close and hands on with cultural heritage objects  Yummy food to share and enjoy Bring your family and friends and celebrate NAIDOC 2018 at the WA Maritime Museum! Free entry to WA Maritime Museum.