A fantastic project to be asked to work on for NAIDOC week, and I incorporated the winning NAIDOC painting by Lani Balzan, of the Wiradjuri: Songlines Tie All Aboriginal People Together.
NAIDOC (National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee), can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Indigenous Australians.
NAIDOC Week is held in the first full week of July. It is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and is an opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society.
I'm looking forward to beginning work on a project for Ross Storey, who is a local Noongar artist and musician, and Ross was a performer at this NAIDOC event.
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