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21Nov

NAIDOC 2017 to celebrate Indigenous languages

Release Date: 7 November 2016 media release The Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion, has welcomed next year’s national NAIDOC: Our Languages Matter. Announced today, the theme focuses on the importance, resilience and richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages. Minister Scullion said Our Languages Matter was a great theme that would celebrate the role Indigenous languages played in cultural identity. “For First Australians, language links people to their land and water – it is how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history is transferred through generations,” Minister Scullion said. There were 250 distinct Indigenous language groups in Australia at the […]

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20Oct

Gulpilils Australia Boort Loddon Cultural Education Programs

  BIOGRAPHY: Jida Gulpilil has over thirty years of sharing his cultural experiences and knowledge through art, music, dance, performance art, storytelling and tourism. Jida has developed cultural education programs for schools experiencing the Coastal Marine Parks of the Bellarine Peninsula, the Yarra River in the Melbourne CBD, CERES Environmental Park to Kakadu National Park and East Arnhem Land in Northern Territory, Lake Boga and the Murray River from Swan Hill to Gunbower State Forest, Barmah State Forest to the Upper Murray River region onto the Australian Alps. Gulpilil’s Australia, through the connection of Jida’s family of the Dja Dja […]

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  • Family Council (Sunday)
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    07-05-2017
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  • Reconciliation Week (starts)
    00:00 -14:11
    27-05-2017
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  • DDWCAC Board Meeting (Saturday)
    10:00 -16:00
    27-05-2017
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  • Wirama Shield (Sunday)
    All day
    28-05-2017-28-06-2017
    No additional detail for this event.
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  • Wirama Shield (Sunday)
    All day
    28-05-2017-28-06-2017
    No additional detail for this event.
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  • Wirama Shield (Sunday)
    All day
    28-05-2017-28-06-2017
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  • Wirama Shield (Sunday)
    All day
    28-05-2017-28-06-2017
    No additional detail for this event.
    

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