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NAIDOC Celebrations

Well done to all of our students for their excellent participation in our NAIDOC celebration activities today! We began the day with a smoking ceremony, performed by Awabakal Land Council elders, followed by singing and dancing performances from the Millibah students from HSPA. Students also enjoyed taking part in a variety of activities throughout the day, including traditional dance, languages, face painting and canvas art. Thank you to Miss Chapman for organising such a great day.

NAIDOC Celebrations

naidocToday we celebrated NAIDOC week. We began with an assembly that included a traditional smoking ceremony and performances from the Millibah Dance Group from HSPA. Students then worked in groups and rotated through a range of cultural activities including face painting, dance, beading and bush tucker. It was a wonderful day. Thank you to Miss Chapman for organising today’s event. Be sure to have a look at the numerous photos below!

NAIDOC Celebrations

Today we participated in a variety of fun activities to celebrate NAIDOC Day. NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee and is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history, culture and achievements and recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our country and our society. We were joined by the Millabah dance troupe from the Hunter School of Performing Arts, who performed some traditional and contemporary dances and then worked with our students during a range of fun activities. Our activities included face painting, boomerang art, traditional games and dance. Well done to everyone for their active involvement and thank you to Ms Chapman for organising this great day.

NAIDOC Day

Today our school celebrated NAIDOC Day. Students enjoyed watching performances from the Hunter School of Performing Arts aboriginal dance group and participated in a variety of activities including cultural and contemporary dance, face painting and dreamtime stories. Well done to everyone for their terrific effort.

MsArmstrong's NAIDOC day 2013 album on Photobucket