Local NAIDOC Events Calendar

Dates:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 18:00 to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 15:00
Location: Tewantin , QLD
Event Venue: Noosa Regional Gallery

As One - a celebration of working together for community
is an exhibition by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists living with disability.
The exhibition features works by artists from the Nandjimadji Art Group,based on the Sunshine Coast.
The Nandjimadji Art Group is sponsored by Suncare.
Also on display will be two outrigger canoes on loan from the Mooloolaba Outrigger Club
that have been painted by members of the Nandjimadji Art Group.

Dates:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 18:15 to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 15:15
Location: Tewantin, QLD
Event Venue: Noosa Regional Gallery

Red Desert Gatherings
An exhibition of artworks created by artists of the Red Desert Gatherings art program, Alice Springs,
founded in 2010 by not-for-profit organisation, Steps Group Australia. Red Desert Gatherings
support Indigenous artists in a nurturing work environment in which to paint and
share the traditional stories and culture of this land.

Dates:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 18:15 to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 15:15
Location: Tewantin, QLD
Event Venue: Noosa Regional Gallery

Board the Goombuckar Indigenous Cultural Bus this Family Day to learn about our local Indigenous Places, people and culture. Then join in for some art activities inspired by the latest exhibition.

Dates:
Friday, July 1, 2016 - 18:15 to Sunday, August 21, 2016 - 15:00
Location: Tewantin, QLD
Event Venue: Noosa Regional Gallery

‘Belongingness’- Identity to one’s sense of place
Sunshine Coast artist Hope O’Chin’s creative exploration through paintings and photographs of storylines illustrate her perspective of a contemporary sense of place through language, storytelling and poetry in arts and education.

Dates:
Monday, August 1, 2016 - 08:00 to Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 15:00
Location: Moranbah, QLD
Event Venue: Moranbah State High School

Opening event, Full School Parade. Flag raising ceremony. Smoking ceremony. Welcome to our Country by Barada Barna Elders. Special guests speakers from the Barada Barna peoples. Aboriginal and TSI Islander dancing
Rotational classes throughout the day. History classes about why we celebrate NAIDOC. Art classes, boomerang playing, music, dance, Cooking of bush tucker. Inviting of Mayor

Dates:
Friday, August 5, 2016 - 09:00 to Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 02:30
Location: Townsville, QLD
Event Venue: Thuringowa State High School 26-54 Vickers Road Condon, Qld 4915

Various Workshops which will be from 1. Boomerang & Spear Throwing
2. Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Art
3. Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Dance
4. TSI Weaving
5. Kup-Muri - Lunch
6. Elders Story Telling
7. Guest & Elders Morning Tea
8. Student Performance.
All building up into an Whole School Assembly to end the day