Celebrate NAIDOC Week
This NAIDOC Week celebration - Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up! - is an appeal for systemic change and keep rallying around mobs, Elders and communities. Whether it’s seeking proper environmental, cultural and heritage protections, Constitutional change, a comprehensive process of truth-telling, working towards treaties, or calling out racism—we must do it together.
This NAIDOC Week
Deepen your understanding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture by enjoying cultural experiences at the Maritime Museum, learning one of the oldest languages in the world or by taking a virtual tour or watching a film on the history of the Gadigal Aboriginal people.
Enjoy a week of creative cultural activities for all ages at the Maritime Museum as they celebrate NAIDOC Week. Catch a range of lively performances, artmaking activities, bush tucker tastings, tours, trails and storytelling.
Teach yourself the basics of a variety of Aboriginal languages with these downloadable language sheets. Ever wondered how someone said hello 65,000 years ago? Learn the basics of the revitalised languages of the First Nations of Australia with these downloadable resources.
Occupation: Native is an Aboriginal Film that aims to engage all Australians in a national conversation about Australian history and what has been missing from our history books.
Learn about the Wangal and Gadigal clans who have cared for the land that Darling Harbour is built upon, through the eyes of Aboriginal Artist, Jacob Nash at the site of his work, Canopy.
Portrait of Jenny Munro
Jenny Munro is an Australian legend. As a Wiradjuri Elder, she’s been at the forefront of activism for the rights of Aboriginal Australians for several decades now. Next time you’re wandering around Darling Square keep an eye out for her. You just might spot a gorgeously rendered 10 story high mural of her face painted on the side of the Novotel building.
Learn some key phrases in the Gadigal language
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