Families create bird sculptures at Heathridge workshops

Lea Taylor from Women's Business Weaving at the bird sculpture workshop. Pictures: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d492483
Lea Taylor from Women's Business Weaving at the bird sculpture workshop. Pictures: Martin Kennealey www.communitypix.com.au d492483

COMMUNITY Arts Network and Djinda Falcons held workshops to create sculptures and poems for Naidoc Week in Heathridge this week.

The Boola-Boola Birds project, held in collaboration with The Spiers Centre, involved families from the Aboriginal youth football program.

Djinda Falcons families participating in the workshop on Monday.

Participants in the free workshops at Heathridge Park on April 15, 16 and 17 created bird sculptures and poems for the Naidoc Week celebrations in July.

Aunty Leisha and Uncle Walter Eatts.

They also enjoyed storytelling with Aunty Leisha and Uncle Walter Eatts, learnt Noongar bird words with Carol Foley, and had footy skill sessions with WA Football League.

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Sharon Kenney and elder Frank Bobongie.