NAIDOC Week inspiration for Commonwealth Games

MITCHELL CORNISH In the build-up to the Commonwealth Games, organisers should look to NAIDOC Week celebrations as inspiration for inclusion at the events. Indigenous leader and Black and Deadly Founder Patricia Leavy, known affectionately by … [Read more...]

Griffith recognises NAIDOC Week

JAMIE-LEE ROWLEY Griffith University celebrated National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee (NAIDOC) Week by educating Gold Coast students about Indigenous culture on Wednesday, July 5. The university has a strong vision for … [Read more...]

Closing the gap?

BY JASMINE ROLFE Griffith University Gold Coast Naidoc Week celebrations Photo: Jasmine Rolfe Naidoc Week celebrations kicked off at Griffith University’s  Gold Coast campus  on Wednesday July 5  and behind the traditional food stalls and … [Read more...]

Cooking cakes for cultural change

CAILLIN PALMERO http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=667biOZU3IE As part of Griffith University’s NAIDOC Week celebrations in July, members of the Yallburru Community cooked traditional food and held workshops for students. Director of Yallburru, … [Read more...]

NAIDOC Week celebrations open on Gold Coast

MADISON SPEDDING http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nj5bJBFMdKk NAIDOC week celebrations are currently underway around Australia. From July 2 until July 9 the country will celebrate the history, culture and achievements of the Aboriginal … [Read more...]

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games embraces Indigenous culture

Voice of President of the Yallburru Group Patricia Leavy ABBIGAIL PALUDAN   Alongside the Queensland Yugambeh Elders Advisory Group and Indigenous Working Group, the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 Organising Committee (GOLDOC) … [Read more...]