NAIDOC events near you in the Northern and Yorke region

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NAIDOC events near you in the Northern and Yorke region

National NAIDOC Week celebrations are happening around our region (and Australia) from 7 to 14 July.

The 2024 theme is ‘Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud’. This week is a chance for everyone to celebrate the history, culture and excellence of First Nations people.

NAIDOC events near you in the Northern and Yorke region

The acronym NAIDOC stands for National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee. Historically, NAIDOC Week began as the Day of Mourning when in 1938, a group of more than 1000 Aboriginal people gathered at Australia Hall in Sydney to call for full citizenship status and laws to improve the lives of First Nations people and to mourn the 150th anniversary of the First Fleet’s arrival.

We’ve gathered a collection of events in our region as a handy guide to getting involved in the celebrations near you.

  • Saturday, 3 August: Clare NAIDOC Dinner. More details to come.
  • Sunday, 4 August: Clare NAIDOC Family Fun Day. More details to come.

If you know of a NAIDOC event in our region that’s not listed here, please email us.

Here are some other ways you can support National NAIDOC Week:

  1. Find out whose Country you are on at AIATSIS Map of Indigenous Australia
  2. Read a book, listen to podcasts or music or watch a movie created by First Nations people
  3. Download the National NAIDOC Week Educational Resources and share what you learn with friends and family
  4. Display the National NAIDOC Week poster in your workplace or classroom
  5. Follow NAIDOC South Australia on Facebook or visit their website.

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