2020 NAIDOC Week

08 November 2020 : 8:00 AM - 16 November 2020 : 8:00 AM

NAIDOC Week 2020 - Always Was, Always Will Be is being celebrated during the 2020 Perth Hills Spring Festival. The City of Kalamunda have a range of events happening from 8th November - 15th November. NOTE: Bookings are required for some events.

We acknowledge the Wadjuk Noongar People whose traditional lands the City of Kalamunda is situated on. The City acknowledge their Elder’s past, present and future and their ongoing contribution to the City of Kalamunda.

Celebrating NAIDOC: Performance & Sharing of Culture

Date: Saturday, 7 November 11am - 1pm
Location: Kalamunda Performance Arts Centre, 48 Canning Road, Kalamunda
In celebration of NAIDOC week celebrations. Performance by Olman Walley from Boorloo and the Little Doorum Dancers |Crafts & Story Telling
Bookings essential - Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMHCE

Bindi Bindi Dreaming Cooking

Date: Saturday, 7 November 1pm - 3pm
Location: Kalamunda Performance Arts Centre, 48 Canning Road, Kalamunda
Marrissa Verma from Bindi Bindi Dreaming shows us some clever ways of using traditional bush tucker in our every day. Bindi Bindi Dreaming was first established due to the high demand of people from all walks of life wanting to know and understand Aboriginal culture.
Bookings essential - Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMHCH

Exhibition: Always Was, Always Will Be

Date: Sunday, 8 November - Sunday, 15 November
Location: Zig Zag Gallery, 50 Railway Road, Kalamunda
Showcasing and celebrating Aboriginal & Torres Straight Islander artists works. The landmark exhibition is based on works submitted to the theme Always Was, Always Will Be.
Exhibition Opening is scheduled for Sunday, 8 November
Gallery Opening hours: 9–4 weekdays; 10–4 weekends
More details here

Cultural Walk with Neville Collard

Date: Sunday, 8 November 10.30am - 12noon
Location: Lesmurdie Falls, Falls Road, Lesmurdie
Meet at the main carpark, Falls Road, Lesmurdie. Join Aboriginal Elder, Neville Collard, at Lesmurdie Falls to hear the fascinating stories of the Noongar peoples as they moved through the hills, how they communicated, how they lived and the significance of this location to them.
🌼Meet Neville at Lesmurdie Falls car park.
🌼The return walk will be between 1.5-2km.
🌼Terrain is easy going.
🌼Grade 2 walk – no wheelchair access.
EVENT IS FULLY BOOKED Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMFRD

NAIDOC Storytelling

Date: Wednesday, 11 November 10am - 12noon
Location: Kalamunda Library, 7 Williams St, Kalamunda
Storytelling & poetry recital by Hallee-Rose Abraham
Bookings essential - Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMFRO

Cultural Awareness Training

Date: Thursday, 12 November 2020 5.30pm - 8pm
Location: Kalamunda Performing Arts Centre Auditorium, 48 Canning Road, Kalamunda
Cultural Awareness Training with Neville Collard offering a broader understanding of the Aboriginal Culture explaining the many facets of family structure, traditions and the great assembly of knowledge of the land and environment. Also featuring dance by Olman Walley - performing to Karla Mundee - The story of the creation of the Darling Range and the naming of Kalamunda in 1901 Derbral Yerrigan – An instrumental depicting the dreamtime creation of the Avon and Swan rivers by the Wagul The Fence – the escape of 3 Stolen Generations children from Moore River via the Rabbit Proof Fence
Bookings essential - bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMHCJ

Feature Film: In My Blood It Runs

Date: Friday, 13 November 2020 7pm
Location: Hawaiian's Forrestfield 20 Strelitzia Ave, Forrestfield
NAIDOC Week screening of the critically acclaimed documentary told through the eyes of charismatic 10-year-old Arrernte/Garrwa boy, Dujuan and his family, revealing the challenges Dujuan faces both in his school and on the streets of Alice Springs. (2019)
Find more about this film via: https://inmyblooditruns.com
Bookings essential - Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMFSS

NAIDOC Storytelling & Art

Date: Saturday, 14 November 10am - 12noon
Location: Forrestfield Library, 3 Salix Way, Forrestfield
Bookings essential - Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMFTN

Closing of NAIDOC @ Mammba

Date: Sunday, 15 November 4pm - 6pm
Location: Hartfield Park, 199 Hale Road, Forrestfield
Boorloo & Little Doorum | Neville Collard | Nick Abraham & Aurora Abraham Performance | Story telling | Damper | Art Activities | Local Wildlife + much more
Bookings essential - Bookings via: https://www.trybooking.com/BMFTP

Download the 2020 NAIDOC program here.


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