BECAUSE OF HER WE CAN – RDHS NAIDOC CELEBRATIONS

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BECAUSE OF HER WE CAN – RDHS NAIDOC CELEBRATIONS

They are Mothers and our Elders our Grandmothers, our Aunties, our Sisters, and our Daughters we honour the theme of meaning (Because of her we can).

 

Women who are influential leaders of the Robinvale community by enhancing self-determination and empowering the cultural Heritage through respect, traditional practices through language, storyline and dance ceremony to celebrate our rich cultural heritage ATSIC.

NAIDOC occurs once a year and is a great opportunity to share our culture with the diverse Robinvale community.

This was demonstrated by Welcome to Country by Aunty Rose Kirby, Daryl Singh (Smoking ceremony and didge player), Rod Pettit (Latje Latje Dances), Tasman Pettit and Jade Kennedy.

A big thank you Aunty Rose and Sherry for the delicious Jonny cakes.

It was also great to see the children from the community participate in the event by making their own fun in the grassed area, there was lots of laughter which is very healing!

It was an honour for Robinvale District Health Services to celebrate our NADIOC event with the ATSIC by acknowledging in strengthening our partnership with LAN and MVAC committee, and Robinvale community. Thank you to the community members and RDHS staff for attending this event and helping make it enjoyable and successful afternoon.

Robinvale District Health Services acknowledges the traditional Aboriginal owners of the land and pay our respects to Elders both past and present

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