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Kullarri NAIDOC Festival 2018

"BECAUSE OF HER, WE CAN"

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2018 Focus Organisation

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2018 Patron - Cissy Djiagween

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FRIDAY JUNE 22

9am - Reconciliation Walk ~ Departs cnr Short St & Dampier Tce

  • The 2018 Kullarri NAIDOC Reconciliation Walk marks the commencement of NAIDOC activities in the Kullarri region. The walk brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, local schools and Indigenous organisations to show their support of reconciliation in modern Australia.

9:30am - Opening Ceremony ~ Broome Shire Office Gardens, 27 Weld St

  • The Reconciliation Walk culminates in the official Opening Ceremony on the shady lawns of the Broome Shire Office. Be greeted by Traditional Owners, learn about the achievements of our local people, listen to local school choirs and watch Indigenous performers showcase various aspects of local Indigenous culture.

5pm - Because of her, we can: Celebrating Indigenous Women in Education ~ University of Notre Dame, Guy St

  • In keeping with the 2018 NAIDOC theme, “Because of Her, We Can”, The University of Notre Dame Broome, will open its doors to the community to pay homage to our Indigenous Women, showcasing Nagula Jarndu Women’s Art Resource Centre textiles and celebrating some of the many Indigenous women who’ve contributed to regional arts, health and culture.

6:30-7:30pm - Stories and song with Josie Wowolla Boyle - Magabala Books ~ University of Notre Dame, Multi-purpose Hall, Guy Street

  • Josie Wowolla Boyle is a master storyteller, author, singer and artist. A Wonghi elder from Wongutha country, her captivating performances show how story and song have been used over thousands of years to pass on knowledge of land and culture. Don’t miss this rare event to listen to one of Australia’s most respected storytellers. Hosted by Magabala Books.
SATURDAY JUNE 23

3-4pm Children’s Storytelling Picnic with Josie Wowolla Boyle ~ Magabala Books, 1 Bagot Street

  • Josie Wowolla Boyle is a master storyteller and children’s author. She has entertained children from all over Australia with her gentle and humorous stories and song. Josie will tell stories with sand, and will read from one of her children’s picture books. The Magabala Bookshop will be open for this event. Refreshments provided. BYO rugs.

5-8:30pm - Kimberley Stolen Generation - Honouring the Mothers ~ 28 Barker St

  • The Kimberley Aboriginal Stolen Generation will hold “Honouring the Mothers” NAIDOC event, which will feature a music and film night with a BBQ - All welcome.
SUNDAY JUNE 24

6:30pm NAIDOC Movie Night - Celebrating Indigenous Women in Film ~ Gimme Club, 7 Blackman Street

  • Featuring a screening of the acclaimed documentary "After the Apology" as well as a selection of short films including Scar and Min Min Lights
MONDAY JUNE 25

8:10am - Roebuck Primary School NAIDOC Assembly ~ Sanderling Drive, Roebuck Estate

8:10am - Cable Beach Primary School NAIDOC Assembly ~ 39 Dakas St

8:15am - Broome North Primary School NAIDOC Opening Assembly ~ 100 Tanami Drive, Broome North

9am - CARE SHARE DARE: Kimberley Women ~ Sisters of St John of God Heritage Centre, 9 Barker st

  • There will be daily historical presentations by Aboriginal Women, tours of the Garden of Healing, Relationship Exhibition Tours on the hour and a Veranda Theatre featuring rare archival material.

9.30am - NAIDOC Liturgy and Welcome Morning Tea ~ St Mary’s Primary School, Undercover Area, 1 Dakas Street

10am - Milliya Rumurra NAIDOC Open Day ~ 78 Great Northern Highway

  • Milliya Rumurra welcomes families, community members and friends to celebrate NAIDOC 2018 by joining clients and staff at the Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation centre. Oral presentation by ex-clients and their mentors will enrich this year’s theme "Because of Her, We Can", followed by a series of demonstrations on silk scarves in the Program Room. Interested community members are encouraged to join clients in sharing techniques of wax resist and fabric dying. Those participating will complete their own scarves celebrating the strength and vision of our mentors. Lunch and refreshments will be provided. Buses from Centre Care 9.45 am will transport those needing transport. Contact Jane Lawton 0427250083
TUESDAY JUNE 26

9am - CARE SHARE DARE: Kimberley Women ~ Sisters of St John of God Heritage Centre, 9 Barker st

  • There will be daily historical presentations by Aboriginal Women, tours of the Garden of Healing, Relationship Exhibition Tours on the hour and a Veranda Theatre featuring rare archival material.

9am - BRAMS 40th Anniversary ~ BRAMS, Dora St

10am - Broome Community Recovery Centre - Art Display & Shop ~ Cnr Saville St & Forrest St

  • Broome Community Recovery Centre has successfully run community based art groups for the last 6 years. These Art Groups provide a space for people with mental health, alcohol, drug and other needs to develop their art, network and socialise with people and services. NAIDOC provides an opportunity to display and sell the art that helps people move towards economic independence, improving self-esteem and mental well-being.

11am - 3pm Gooyal and Kimberley Disability Advocacy ~ Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman Street

  • This is an event for people with disabilities, their carers and family, to participate in an NDIS information session with a Carers WA Guest Speaker. Light refreshments and local entertainment by Baamba and others
WEDNESDAY JUNE 27

7am - Department of Fire and Emergency Services Breakfast Information Day ~ Cnr Carnarvon & Frederick Street

Come meet the staff and volunteers that help to keep your communities safe. See how we monitor and respond to emergency services, look at how we build resilience in the remote Aboriginal communities and get an overview of the establishment of Volunteer Emergency Service units in Bidyadanga, Beagle Bay and Djarindjin. A breakfast sausage sizzle will be held.

9am-1pm NAIDOC Open Day ~ St Mary’s Primary School, Our Mob Play Group, 1 Dakas Street

9am - CARE SHARE DARE: Kimberley Women ~ Sisters of St John of God Heritage Centre, 9 Barker st

  • There will be daily historical presentations by Aboriginal Women, tours of the Garden of Healing, Relationship Exhibition Tours on the hour and a Veranda Theatre featuring rare archival material.

10am - Broome Community Recovery Centre -Art Display & Shop ~ Cnr Saville St & Forrest St

10am - 2pm - Nagula Jarndu Women's Art and Resource Centre - Celebrating Women and Art ~ 3/12 Gregory Street

  • Patron Organisation Nagula Jarndu Open Day.
  • Come and meet the women Artists and "Come & Try Art Activity" for budding artists interested in the textiles industry. Our forte is unique hand block printed textiles and screen prints. Nagula Jarndu also creates small to medium textile home wares.
  • Our women artists will take you through the process of what is involved in creating beautiful fabrics, inspired from country, sea, river and desert.

12-3pm - Broome Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s “Because of her, we can” Women in Business Lunch ~ Durack Room, Mangrove Hotel

  • This luncheon is not only an opportunity to celebrate the achievement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women both past and present but a way of supporting the education and economic development of Indigenous women – who we know are leaders of change in their communities.

1pm - Jalygurr Guwan Open Day ~ 2 Dora St

  • Jalygurr Guwan would like to build a stronger connection to the community and show thanks and appreciation to the women who are, and have been involved with Jalygurr over the years.
THURSDAY JUNE 28

9am - CARE SHARE DARE: Kimberley Women ~ Sisters of St John of God Heritage Centre, 9 Barker st

  • There will be daily historical presentations by Aboriginal Women, tours of the Garden of Healing, Relationship Exhibition Tours on the hour and a Veranda Theatre featuring rare archival material.

10am-2pm - Yagarrmabulanyji Jarndunil (Women Coming Together) Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd ~ Gabunyanya, Crab Creek Road

  • In 2018, jarndu (women) will come together at Gabunyanya during Barrgarna season to celebrate the living culture of Customary Lore and Culture in accordance with the theme: ‘Because Of Her We Can’. Visitors to Yawuru buru will hear the voice of the Ngarrungu (Yawuru people) as they welcome everyone to their dreaming place, reconnecting to Bugarrigarra through the sharing of ancient stories and country, and feeling the spirit returning. Yagarrmabulanyji Jarndunil at Gabunyanya is an opportunity for all to feel MABU LIYAN knowing the spiritual significance of the Bugarrigarra, Nurlu, Ngan-ga, Mangara and Jila - the living water at Gabunyanya.

10am - Broome Community Recovery Centre -Art Display & Shop ~ Cnr Saville St & Forrest St

5:30pm - A Taste of Broome's 2018 Season Preview ~ Goolarri Media Enterprises, 7 Blackman St

  • Get a sneak peek at the line up for the 2018 season of A Taste of Broome. Tickets are strictly limited so get in early! Tickets on sale from Goolarri Media for $35.
FRIDAY JUNE 29

9am - CARE SHARE DARE: Kimberley Women ~ Sisters of St John of God Heritage Centre, 9 Barker st

  • There will be daily historical presentations by Aboriginal Women, tours of the Garden of Healing, Relationship Exhibition Tours on the hour and a Veranda Theatre featuring rare archival material.

9:30am Broome Police Station NAIDOC Event ~ Broome Police Station Grounds

  • Flag Raising
  • Story Telling
  • Community Service Stalls
  • Free sausage sizzle, Damper and tea and coffee

12-2:20pm - Broome North Primary School NAIDOC Assembly ~ 100 Tanami Drive, Broome North

  • Includes an assembly, community lunch and family games/activities.

1pm - Roebuck Primary School NAIDOC Cup ~ Cnr Spoonbill Ave & Sanderling Dr

  • Roebuck Primary school will finish the term with the annual NAIDOC Cup Football Match. Come and cheer us on.

1:30pm Primary Assembly and Showcase ~ St Mary’s Primary School, Undercover Area, 1 Dakas Street

SATURDAY JUNE 30

7pm - Kullarri NAIDOC Ball & Awards Ceremony ~ Broome Civic Centre, 27 Weld St

  • The Kullarri NAIDOC Ball and Awards Ceremony is a formal event designed to celebrate the many and varied achievements of Indigenous people and organisations within the region. Award winners and guests will be treated to a sumptuous sit down dinner, prepared and served by local Indigenous people and will be entertained by a number of local Indigenous artists. Tickets $40 on sale at Goolarri Media.
SUNDAY JULY 1

9-11:30am - Missa Kimberley Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday ~ Broome Catholic Parish

  • A day of prayer and worship celebrating the Missa Kimberley on ATSI Sunday, a significant day in the Catholic Church’s calendar. We will celebrate our Aboriginal culture and spirituality through song and dance. Community members from Broome and surrounding communities will join in the celebrations and visitors are welcome. This is followed by a morning tea, sharing stories of Aboriginal spirituality, the history of the Catholic faith and its journey in the region.
MONDAY JULY 2

8am - 10am - Centacare Kimberley - Breakfast ~ Father McMahon, 25 Robinson Street

  • Free Breakfast program with a small live band playing and free haircuts
SATURDAY JULY 7

3pm - WKFL NAIDOC Round - Broome Saints VS Peninsula Bombers ~ Haynes Oval, Frederick St

  • The annual NAIDOC Football match sees traditional rivals Broome Saints and the Peninsula Bombers go head to head in the chase for the perpetual Kullarri NAIDOC trophy. Both clubs have close ties with the Kullarri Indigenous community and this is a much anticipated match for the clubs and will come together at the end for presentation and a sausage sizzle.
TUESDAY JULY 10

12pm - Helping Minds Open Verandah Day ~ 2/40 Dampier Terrace

  • Come and have a chat with our Helping Minds staff about our services, participate in some self-care activities
FRIDAY JULY 13

10am - Broome Magistrates Court Information Open Day ~ Broome Courthouse Grounds, Hammersley St

  • Broome Magistrates Court will be holding an information open day by having several Government and non-Government agencies with information tents about their organisation and what services they provide. The goal is to give as much information as possible to the Indigenous Community. Informing them, that there is help available out there if you need and want it

For information on how our local schools and training centres are further celebrating NAIDOC for the immediate community please contact them directly:

  • Broome Primary School - 9192 2352
  • Broome North Primary School - 9195 3000
  • Broome Senior High School - 9192 2502
  • Cable Beach Primary School - 9193 5644
  • Roebuck Primary School - 9192 3377
  • St Mary's College - 9194 9560

For information on how our remote communities are celebrating NAIDOC please contact the following communities directly:

  • Ardyaloon One Arm Point - 9192 4930
  • Beagle Bay - 9192 4913
  • Bidyadanga La Grange - 9192 4995
  • Djarindjin - 9192 4940
  • Lombadina - 9192 4936

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