Girrawheen Senior High School students tuck into Aboriginal food for Naidoc celebrations

Brody Maher (Year 8) and Lance Collard (Year 8) with Rachel Yarran from Nyoongar Outreach Service. Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Brody Maher (Year 8) and Lance Collard (Year 8) with Rachel Yarran from Nyoongar Outreach Service. Picture: Martin Kennealey.

SAMPLING tucker and making damper were some of the activities at Girrawheen Senior High School’s Naidoc celebrations.

The school held hosted an early Naidoc event on June 26, ahead of the school holidays, with WA Police officers and cars wrapped in Aboriginal design attending as well.

Deputy Police Commissioner Stephen Brown, who is a school board member and former student, was the guest speaker.

Activities included story telling with Linda Jean, damper making with Nyoongar Outreach Services and sampling bush tucker food in the canteen.

During the afternoon, there was a football game played by students from the Girls Academy, Clontarf and all other Aboriginal students.

Pat Feifer, Jayda Feifer (Year 11) and Bernice Hewett. Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Probationary Const Tiarna Eades, Kirstie Kickett (Year 12) and Rose Hill (Year 11). Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Det-Snr Const Brock Tucker, Shakira Jones (Year 11), Demi Brown (Year 10), Shakira Fitzgerald (Year 11), Rebecca Hill (Year 11) and Deputy Commissioner Stephen Brown. Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Snr Constable Aaron Abdullah with AIEO officer Retz Oddy. Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Lynise Goldsworthy and Michelle Feifar. Picture: Martin Kennealey.
Emily Talbot (Year 9) and Brooke Morris (Year 9) with Georgie Eades from Nyoongar Outreach Service. Picture: Martin Kennealey.