NAIDOC Week 2022 celebrations

There’s plenty of NAIDOC Week (July 3-10) events happening this year – we’ve even got some great celebrations early this time around.

This year’s theme is ‘Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!’.

NAIDOC Week Celebration

Come and enjoy a Welcome to Country Smoking Ceremony, community canvas, bush tucker tasting, and many more fun activities for the family.

Date: Tuesday June 28 | 10.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Meerilinga Beechboro, 106 Amazon Drive

Bullsbrook Early Years NAIDOC Pop Up event

Join us for a smoking ceremony, indigenous tasting food, indigenous games, and a variety of fun activities.

Date: Wednesday June 29 | 10am – 12noon

Location: Brookbank Drive, Kingsford

NAIDOC Week Celebration at Meerilinga Ballajura

Join us at Meerilinga Ballajura on July 1 for a NAIDOC Week celebration. Respected Elders will open with Welcome to Country and a Smoking Ceremony. Following this, will be having many community activities from bush tucker tasting, community canvas and more. Invite your family and friends in the Ballajura community and enjoy some NAIDOC Week activities! Open to the community.

Date: Friday July 1 | 10.30am – 12.30pm

Location: Meerilinga Children and Community Service Ballajura, 2 Community Mews, Ballajura

NAIDOC Community Event in Bullsbrook

Celebrate NAIDOC Week with some fun and engaging activities for the whole community.

Date: Tuesday July 5 | 10am – 2pm

Location: Brookbank Drive, Kingsford

NAIDOC Week – Celebrating Aboriginal Culture and History

Come along during this year’s NAIDOC week and immerse yourself in Aboriginal culture and history. Experience learning through storytelling, showing of artifacts and listening to Dreamtime stories with Betty Garlett.

Date: Wednesday July 6 | 1-2pm

Location: Beechboro Public Library, 332 Benara Road, Beechboro

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‘In My Blood It Runs’ film screening

‘In My Blood It Runs’ is a wake up call for the Australian education system told from the rarely heard perspective of an Aboriginal child. We walk with him as he grapples with these pressures, shares his truths and somewhere in-between finds space to dream, imagine and hope for his future self.

Date: Wednesday, July 6 | 5.30-6.30pm

Location: Old Midland Courthouse, 49 Helena Street, Midland

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NAIDOC Week Sun Catchers

Celebrate NAIDOC week and make your own beautiful wire and bead tree suncatchers in the colours of the Aboriginal flag. Using upcycled beads and wire, this workshop is suitable for all experience levels and will teach the basics of wire twisting, shaping and bead arrangement.

Date: Thursday July 7 | 1.30-2.30pm

Location: Beechboro Public Library, 332 Benara Road, Beechboro

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Live Music: Clive Morrison and Indigo Ellis

Join us to celebrate NAIDOC Week with some incredible local Indigenous musicians, including Noongar Elder Clive Morrison and Indigo Ellis at the Old Midland Courthouse.

Date: Friday, July 8 | 5.30-8.30pm

Location: Old Midland Courthouse, 49 Helena Street, Midland

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