Kwinana NAIDOC Week Celebrations Kick Off Monday

Enjoying some damper ahead of Naidoc Week is Jane Indich (3) and Semira Jacob-Bolton (6) while behind them is Rekeasha Thomas (8), elder Doris Getta and Seraphine Jacob-Bolton (8). Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d439579
Enjoying some damper ahead of Naidoc Week is Jane Indich (3) and Semira Jacob-Bolton (6) while behind them is Rekeasha Thomas (8), elder Doris Getta and Seraphine Jacob-Bolton (8). Picture: Jon Hewson www.communitypix.com.au d439579

NAIDOC week celebrations will begin in Kwinana at the Darius Well Library and Resource Centre on Monday.

From 10am, residents can witness a traditional smoke ceremony, peruse the Albert Windie Exhibition and watch local performers the Yinga Boyas.

The day will include a flag raising ceremony and community awards will be presented.

The national theme for NAIDOC 2015 is: We all Stand on Sacred Ground: Learn, Respect and Celebrate.

For more information, visit www.livekwinana.com.au.

NAIDOC What’s On

Tuesday, June 30: Kwinana Marketplace kids activities outside Woolworths. 10am-2pm.

Quiz night, July 1: Organised by Red Cross at Darius Well, 5pm-8pm, must book on 9255 8801.

Thursday, July 2: Kwinana Marketplace kids activities outside Woolworths. 10am-2pm.

Friday, July 3: Kwinana Recquatic Netball Carnival, 9am-2pm; Beatball at the Zone, 6pm-9pm.

Saturday, July 4: NAIDOC themed Wellard Weekend Kids Club at John Wellard Community Centre, 9am-11am, book 9236 4320.

Saturday, July 4: Football comp at Medina Oval 10am.

Sunday, July 5: Manjar Boodar Tour at The Spectacles Wetlands, McLaughlan Road, 2pm-4.30pm, book 0407 072 858.