Upcoming Events

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Baysie Fest

Bert Wright Park, King William St, Bayswater

MM will support a combined schools choir to sing three songs. This has been a wonderful opportunity to work with teachers at each of the schools. Students have learned Noongar language from our Koorlong workshop presenters and are excited to be singing them in their own community festival!

Madjitil Moorna in community

Gnarogin Park (weather permitting), NARROGIN

Led by deadly performer Della Rae Morrison (born in Narrogin :o), Noongar songs and stories with Madjitil Moorna Choir and the community of Narrogin. Very casual.....in the park. We'll bring songbooks and worksheets and ask people to join us if/when you want. Noongar language and pronunciation explained. Wonderful performer Della Rae Morrison will lead us, with her son Kobi (NAIDOC 2018 Youth Award winner!) on guitar. Time for a yarn.... very organic. Bring a friend :o)

Summer Lecture at the Observatory

Perth Observatory, Walnut Rd, Bickley

Dr Stacy Mader from CSIRO and Parkes Observatory in NSW will speak about - Astronomy and Space Missions with Parkes - Giant outflows from young stars in Orion - Orion: stars shared across time. Performances by Madjitil Moorna Choir and storytelling by Aboriginal Cultural Leader Josie Wowolla Boyle and her 'art and stories' partner, Bronwyn Goss. Gates open 5:50. Picnic and singing 6-7:00pm, followed by the talk and stories. This will be a unique and fascinating meeting of cultures, ancient and new.

APOLOGY 10 with Madjitil Moorna Choir

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Anderson Rd Community Centre, 24 Anderson Rd, Forrestfield

Reflect with the choir on the eve of the 10th anniversary of the Apology to Stolen Generations. The evening will include conversation, reflection and singing, to bring us closer on the journey of healing. All welcome. A free event, proudly supported by the Healing Foundation. The Healing Foundation partners with communities to address ongoing trauma caused by the dis-ruption and mistreatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people over the past 230 years. This includes actions like the forced removal of tens of thousands of children from their families, known as the Stolen Generations.

CAN Networking Event

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Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Highway Midland, WA 6056

Come and learn the latest from Perth’s creative east…

Community Arts Network and Mundaring Arts Centre join forces for this creative industry networking event.

Hear about MAC’s plans for Midland Junction Arts Centre and their latest project, Habits of Horses, currently exhibiting in Midland and Mundaring. Learn about how the community has been part of this exciting project.

We are also delighted to welcome the fabulous Madjitil Moorna Choir, featuring Della Rae Morrison, who will perform and teach songs in Noongar language.

Come, join us and your peers in the community arts and CACD sector, for drinks, nibbles and enlightening conversation.

Ashfield NAIDOC

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Ashfield Reserve, Cnr Ashfield Reserve, cnr Fisher Street and Guilford Road, Ashfield, Town of Bassendean

This school holidays don’t miss NAIDOC Family Day, proudly presented in partnership with Derbarl Yerrigan Health Service Inc as part of National NAIDOC Week. Keep an eye out for the event poster, featuring artist Jade Dolman’s reflection on Noongar culture and language in recognition of this year’s National NAIDOC Week theme – Our Languages Matter. Entirely FREE

The day celebrates Aboriginal language, culture and art with live performances, hands-on fun for all ages giveaways, and more! Join Derek Nannup of Yanchep National Park for his didgeridoo and dance demonstrations, and experience bush tucker and Noongar Culture demos by Bindi Bindi Dreaming. You can even pick up a brush and join the crew from Urban Indigenous in painting a huge community canvas. Other attractions include native animals from Critters Up Close, rides, and the ever-popular Sports and Youth zones.
Onstage highlights include Bassendean’s own Gina Williams performing her Award-Winning songs in Noongar, and a showcase of performers from Abmusic. Alongside Derbarl Yerrigan’s Moorditj Healthy Lifestyle Zone visit a range of stalls offering activities and information as well as the ever-popular Deadly Jobs Expo, presented by Aboriginal Workforce Development Centre Perth. Commence the Day with the ‘Dandjoo Koorliny’ Reconciliation Walk and Flag Raising Ceremony. Meet outside Council Administration Centre at 10.00am, then join participants as they walk in unity to Ashfield Reserve for Flag Raising and Welcome to Country Ceremonies. Parking

Parking is also free - entry off Fisher Street. Priority parking is available for vehicles displaying a current ACROD sticker.