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NAIDOC Week at Sydney Olympic Park

Unearth Indigenous cultures, music, food and fun

NAIDOC Week 2018 at Sydney Olympic Park celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture at Jacaranda Square.

The event will include educational activities exploring the Wangal people, the traditional custodians of the lands and waters of Sydney Olympic Park and surrounds. Sydney Olympic Park education officers will give mangrove walks and talks. They’ll explain how the Wangal people used natural resources from the local environment in a sustainable way for their everyday needs.

Acclaimed singer/ songwriter Leah Flanagan will perform live. The festivities will also feature a myriad of cultural activities such as weaving and storytelling. Attendees can also enjoy free food samples of an Indigenous barbecue.

NAIDOC Week 2018 is themed Because of her, we can! The theme celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women who have played, and continue to play, active and significant roles in the community.

All ages are welcome. Activities are free and bookings are not required.

NAIDOC Week 2018 at Sydney Olympic Park is provided by Sydney Olympic Park Authority with the NRMA.

11am-12pm – Guided mangrove walk
12pm – Welcome to Country
12pm-2pm – Indigenous barbecue lunch samples, live music by Leah Flanagan, cultural activities including weaving and storytelling
2pm-3pm – Guided mangrove walk

For more information, visit the website.

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When

Thursday 12 July 2018 from 11am to 3pm

Where

Sydney Olympic Park NSW 2127, Australia

Cost

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