NAIDOC Week event promises bush tucker

PICTURE: Yonga Boys with elder Lindsay Calyun.
PICTURE: Yonga Boys with elder Lindsay Calyun.

A FREE event to mark NAIDOC Week and celebrate the rich cultural heritage of Kwinana will be held at The Spectacles on June 30.

The Djinanginy Kaartdijin (seeing and understanding) Together event will begin with a traditional welcome to country by elder Trevor Walley and Kwinana’s own Yonga Boys dancers.

Mr Walley will then share his deep knowledge of traditional land use during a stroll to the lake.

Plantings of native species will be conducted by the Friends of the Spectacles.

To finish, a nourishing bush tucker afternoon tea will be held around the campfire.

The event will be held 1pm to 3.30pm at the Spectacles Wetlands, McLaughlin Road.

The event is suitable for everyone and will go ahead rain, hail or shine.

Bring water, a hat, wet weather gear and walking shoes.

The activities will start at the Spectacles Amphitheatre which can be reached by going through the gate at the car park on McLaughlan Road and following the signs along the limestone path towards the wetlands.

Bookings essential so contact Lynda 0419 983 956 or fotsmail@gmail.com.

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