NAIDOC week celebrations

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Next week is NAIDOC week and the Bundoora campus is offering events on Monday July 3 to acknowledge and celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

10.30 – 1:00 pm  Uncle Mick’s Living Library and Keelbundoora Scar Tree Walk (Building 206, open invitation)

10.30 am – 12.30 pm “An Introduction to Indigenous Australians” lecture delivered by Aunty Kerrie Doyle, Lecture Theatre 224 (open invitation)

2.00 pm – 3.00 pm “First 1000 Days” oration delivered by Professor Kerry Arabena (further information and registration at EventBrite)

3.00 pm – 4.00 pm Traditional dampers will be served following Professor Kerry Arabena’s oration (see First 1000 Days event page for registration). Uncle Phil Awang will also demonstrate the making of angel bread, and give a story with a song.

All day  Food truck from Grumble Tumms, serving a mix of traditional bush tucker with contemporary Australian food will be on campus (see menu and prices here). Present your printed EventBrite ticket at the van for one free drink.

Transport for city-based staff
A bus has been organised to ferry city-based staff to Bundoora for the NAIDOC activities. Please RSVP here for a place on the bus (places limited).

Registration for the First 1000 Days Oration and the bus for city-based staff closes Friday evening.

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