This week we celebrate NAIDOC – a week dedicated to National Aborigines and Islanders people and culture.
NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee. Its origins can be traced to the emergence of Aboriginal groups in the 1920′s which sought to increase awareness in the wider community of the status and treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
To learn more about NAIDOC history check out this NAIDOC history timeline – PDF
Also, this coming Friday 13 November Anita and the CXPA & WiCYS Australia communities are holding an event raising awareness for NAIDOC week.
The event is a very special up close & personal interview and demonstration with aboriginal Artist Arkeria Rose Armstrong on. For more information on the event check out our previous post.