Murri School Celebrates NAIDOC Week with Family Fun Day!

Murri School Celebrates NAIDOC Week with Family Fun Day!

The Murri School in Acacia Ridge buzzed with activity on Friday as they hosted their annual Family Fun Day in celebration of NAIDOC Week. This year’s theme, “Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud and Proud,” resonated throughout the event. Murri School Celebrates NAIDOC Week with Family Fun Day!

Murri School Celebrates NAIDOC Week with Family Fun Day!

A Celebration of Culture

The day kicked off with a traditional acknowledgment to Country, followed by captivating performances from Yuggera dancers and the Torres Strait Island Kutaw Zoeru Dance Group. These vibrant displays showcased the rich cultural heritage of Indigenous Australians.

Community Spirit Shines

Approximately 1,500 attendees enjoyed a diverse range of activities throughout the day. Indigenous vendors and stalls offered valuable resources and promoted health awareness among Indigenous communities and youth.

Sharing the Spirit

Proud Wooli Wooli and Wakka Wakka woman, and The Murri School Principal, Tanya Saltner, emphasized the importance of cultural sharing: “The theme of NAIDOC is something we do every day,” she said. “My favourite part is seeing everyone having a great time and the community coming together to experience our culture.”

Fun for All Ages

Children were entertained with exciting rides and rock climbing activities, while an Elders’ tent provided a space for relaxation and socializing for older attendees.

Celebrating Heritage and Unity

The Murri School’s Family Fun Day serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of community and cultural pride. It’s a day where people of all ages come together to celebrate Indigenous heritage, traditions, and the enduring strength of Indigenous Australians.

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We provide Indigenous products, music, art and news.
If you want Indigenous gifts and merchandise, bush tucker food at your next event or Indigenous entertainment at your next party, expo or conference, feel free to contact us!

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Tel: 0419431649.
Level 1 397 Chapel Street South Yarra 3141.

Source: https://nit.com.au/05-07-2024/12380/community-gathers-for-murri-schools-naidoc-family-fun-day

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