2016 Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

“Songlines: The Living Narrative of Our Nation”

 

A time for the community to come together to celebrate and learn about our Indigenous culture.

 

KULLARRI NAIDOC 2016 FOCUS ORGANISATION

Catholic Parish Diocese of Broome

 

 

KULLARRI NAIDOC 2016 PATRON

Kathy Watson

 

 

 

2016 Kullarri NAIDOC Festival is proudly brought to you by

 

 

 

 

 

With supporting sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

Broome Advertiser

 

  • Friday June 24

    Event: Reconciliation Walk

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 9am to 9.30am

    Venue: Departs corner of Short Street and Dampier Terrace

    The 2016 Kullarri NAIDOC Reconciliation Walk marks the commencement of NAIDOC activities in the Kullarri region. This short Walk brings together Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, local schools and Indigenous organisations to show their support of reconciliation in modern Australia.

     

    Event: Opening Ceremony

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 9.30am to 10.30am

    Venue: Broome Shire Office Gardens, 27 Weld Street

    The Reconciliation Walk culminates in the official Opening Ceremony on the shady lawns of the Broome Shire Office.  Be greeted by Traditional Owners, learn about the achievements, of our local people, listen to local school choirs and watch Indigenous performers showcase various aspects of local Indigenous culture.

     

    Event: Broome Style Verandah Style Sausage Sizzle

    Phone: (08) 9193 6600

    Time: 12pm to 1pm

    Venue: HelpingMinds, 2/40 Dampier Terrace

    Open day and sausage sizzle lunch on the front verandah. Everyone Welcome!

     

    Event: Book Launch - Steve goes to Carnival

    Organisation: Magabala Books

    Phone: (08) 9192 1991

    Time: 5pm to 7pm

    Venue: Magabala Books, 1 Bagot Street

    Magabala Books invites you to join with us to celebrate the launch of our July release, 'Steve goes to Carnival'  by Broome  artists, Joshua Button and Robyn Wells.

    We will hear from both creators as they discuss the collaborative process of bringing this stunning picture book to life and share their experiences of working together on this beautifully designed and dream story for all ages. Music, Food and drinks provided

     

    Broome Historical Society and Museum

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Phone: (08) 9192 2075

    Monday to Friday from 10am – 4pm, Weekends from 10am – 1pm

    Venue: Broome Museum, 67 Robinson St

    Broome Historical Society Museum offers an insightful look into Broome’s diverse cultural history. Take a walk through the charming 1890s former general store, which is now the town’s museum.  Learn about the town’s fascinating pearling history and the terrifying Air Raid attack on Broome during World War II and the impact it had on the local residents and allies who had taken refuge there.  You will be intrigued by the tales of shipwrecks and missing diamonds which takes you on a journey of discovery into the development of a culture that has melded from a diversity of origins.  Examine Aboriginal artefacts and memorabilia from the area and discover how the town of Broome became the first truly multicultural district in Australia. Regarded as one of the best regional museums in Australia, the Broome Historical Museum is governed by a dedicated volunteer group who devote their time to keeping the museum open 7 days a week.

     

    Sharing Sepik Carved Stories and Song

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman St

     

    Kullarri Regional Communities Incorporated (KRCI) in partnership with HEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Proudly Sponsors a cross-cultural exchange of Sepik River traditional stories, a creative look into the cultural history of song, dance, music and wood carving.

     

    The remote and magnificent Sepik River is a place where peoples' livelihoods, identities, stories and belief are still a part of everyday life.  Artists produce some of the most exciting carvings in the world of ancient art within a culture still living and changing.  Stories and song vary from village to village yet the crocodile features in many.

     

    Come to the Goolarri Media grounds and see the Sepik ceremonial decorations and experience a moment in time of Papua New Guinea village life!

  • Saturday June 25

    Event: Songlines Film Festival

    Organisation: Goolarri Media

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 6pm to 9:30pm

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman Street

    This will be the Broome premiere of the Songlines on Screen films screening 8 films, four of which are Kimberley stories. This event will be held under the stars. We will have programs to give you for the night.

  • Sunday June 26

    Event: Open Day and Markets

    Organisation: Jalygurr Guwan Aboriginal Corporation

    Phone: (08) 9193 5510

    Time: 8.30am to 1pm

    Venue: Jalygurr Guwan, 8 Dora Street Broome

    Jalygurr Guwan would like to invite the community into our centre for our Open Day.

    There will be markets, free face painting for the children as well as a bouncy castle, plus many more activities and entertainment. Come and enjoy the amazing Kimberley talent!

     

    Event: Songlines Film Festival

    Organisation: Goolarri Media

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 6pm to 9:30pm

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman Street

    This event will showcase the recent “Songlines on Screen” films, an Indigenous film initiative of Screen Australia and will feature the locally produced, award winning short film “Naji” as well as other Kimberley and Northern Australian songline films.  This event will be held under the stars and food and drinks will be available to purchase.  Proudly supported by Screen Australia Indigenous Department.

  • Monday June 27

    Event: NAIDOC Week Opening Liturgy and Morning Tea

    Organisation: St Mary’s College

    Phone: (08) 9194 9560

    Time: 9am

    Venue: St Mary’s College, Primary Campus, 1 Dakas Street

    St. Mary’s College will celebrate NAIDOC week during the last week of term with a schedule of riveting cultural activities for all students to participate in.  These activities will include stories from traditional storytellers, damper making (and eating), boab painting, dot painting, clay work, flag design and bead making with Indigenous artists, dance and music workshops, Yawuru language classes, cultural excursions to Indigenous organisations, cultural walks and fishing in Minyirr Park, and learning about traditional foods. Activities are designed to immerse students in all aspects of our local Indigenous culture. St Mary’s College has opened the Opening Liturgy and morning tea up to the public, please come down to support their 2016 public activities.

     

    Event: NAIDOC Week Activities

    Organisation: Cable Beach Primary School

    Phone: (08) 9193 5644

    Time: 8.30am to 9.30am

    Venue: Cable Beach Primary School, Dakas Street, Broome

    Cable Beach Primary School will begin celebrating NAIDOC week with a whole school assembly on the Monday 27th of June from 8:30AM- 9:30AM, all family and friends are welcome.

    Cultural activities will be taught throughout the week to the children with the valued help of Indigenous community organisations.

     

    Event: NAIDOC Assembly

    Organisation: Roebuck Primary School

    Phone: (08) 9192 3377

    Time: 8am

    Venue: Roebuck Primary School, Sanderling Drive, Roebuck Estate

    Roebuck Primary School will celebrate NAIDOC week with a week of activities promoting Indigenous culture and knowledge, for all students to participate in.  Indigenous students will be encouraged to share their stories and cultural knowledge with non-Indigenous students, with the aim of building tolerance amongst all students and increasing students’ awareness of Indigenous culture and issues.

    Roebuck Primary School will be holding an assembly today for all family and friends to attend.

     

    Event: Milliya Rumurra Celebrates NAIDOC

    Organisation: Milliya Rumurra

    Phone: 0427 250 083

    Time: 10am to 1pm

    Venue: Milliya Rumurra Alcohol and Drug Rehabilitation centre, 78 Broome Highway

    Milliya Rumurra will be running a series of workshops demonstrated by local Indigenous artists previously affected

    by alcohol and drug consumption. Families, friends and other related groups are welcome to join us on the day,

    to raise awareness of drug and alcohol related illnesses and to engage in activities that will give the clients

    empowerment. Activities will be carving into lino blocks, t-shirt printing and the sharing of Dreamtime stories. Carvers from PNG will be carving their dreamtime stories on the day to compliment indigenous artist work.

     

    Sharing Sepik Carved Stories and Song

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman St

     

    Kullarri Regional Communities Incorporated (KRCI) in partnership with HEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Proudly Sponsors a cross-cultural exchange of Sepik River traditional stories, a creative look into the cultural history of song, dance, music and wood carving.

     

    The remote and magnificent Sepik River is a place where peoples' livelihoods, identities, stories and belief are still a part of everyday life.  Artists produce some of the most exciting carvings in the world of ancient art within a culture still living and changing.  Stories and song vary from village to village yet the crocodile features in many.

     

    Come to the Goolarri Media grounds and see the Sepik ceremonial decorations and experience a moment in time of Papua New Guinea village life!

  • Tuesday June 28

    Event: Remembering Japalu

    Organisation: UNDA and Bidyadanga

    Phone: (08) 9192 0600

    Time: 12pm to 12.45pm

    Venue: The Hall, University of Notre Dame, 88 Guy Street Broome

    UNDA and Bidyadanga Community present ‘Remembering Japalu’ – stories, songs and photos from Bidyadanga women recalling the late and great Fr Kevin McKelson. Light lunch provided.

     

    Sharing Sepik Carved Stories and Song

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman St

     

    Kullarri Regional Communities Incorporated (KRCI) in partnership with HEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Proudly Sponsors a cross-cultural exchange of Sepik River traditional stories, a creative look into the cultural history of song, dance, music and wood carving.

     

    The remote and magnificent Sepik River is a place where peoples' livelihoods, identities, stories and belief are still a part of everyday life.  Artists produce some of the most exciting carvings in the world of ancient art within a culture still living and changing.  Stories and song vary from village to village yet the crocodile features in many.

     

    Come to the Goolarri Media grounds and see the Sepik ceremonial decorations and experience a moment in time of Papua New Guinea village life!

  • Wednesday June 29

    Event: Remembering Japalu

    Organisation: UNDA and Bidyadanga

    Phone: (08) 9192 0600

    Time: 12pm to 12.45pm

    Venue: The Hall, University of Notre Dame, 88 Guy Street Broome

    UNDA and Bidyadanga Community present ‘Remembering Japalu’ – stories, songs and photos from Bidyadanga women recalling the late and great Fr Kevin McKelson. Light lunch provided.

     

    Event: Broome North Primary Activities

    Organisation: Broome North Primary School

    Phone: (08) 9195 3000

    Time: 9:30am

    Venue: Broome North Primary School

    Broome North Primary School will celebrate NAIDOC week with a week of activities promoting Indigenous culture and knowledge, for all students to participate in. All are welcomed to come along and see what we have prepared for our school assembly.

     

    Event: NAIDOC Mini Festival

    Organisation: Broome Youth & Families Hub

    Phone: (08) 9192 3950

    Time: 4pm to 7pm

    Venue: Broome Drop In Centre, 30 Dora Street, Broome

    Broome Youth & Families Hub invite all community members to attend the NAIDOC Mini Festival – being held at the Broome Drop In Centre. This special event will provide community members the opportunity to witness the incredible talent of local Indigenous people. There will be a number of activities for children and young people as well as a healthy, BBQ with traditional Foods on offer. This is a FREE event. Come along and enjoy the music, storytelling and artwork.

     

    Sharing Sepik Carved Stories and Song

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman St

     

    Kullarri Regional Communities Incorporated (KRCI) in partnership with HEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Proudly Sponsors a cross-cultural exchange of Sepik River traditional stories, a creative look into the cultural history of song, dance, music and wood carving.

     

    The remote and magnificent Sepik River is a place where peoples' livelihoods, identities, stories and belief are still a part of everyday life.  Artists produce some of the most exciting carvings in the world of ancient art within a culture still living and changing.  Stories and song vary from village to village yet the crocodile features in many.

     

    Come to the Goolarri Media grounds and see the Sepik ceremonial decorations and experience a moment in time of Papua New Guinea village life!

  • Thursday June 30

    Event: Sisters of St John of God NAIDOC Carnival

    Organisation: SSJG Heritage Centre, Catholic Education Office, Kimberley Aboriginal Service Renal Unit & Milliya Rumurra, Our Mob as First Educators and Aboriginal Family Law Services.

    Time: 9am to 1pm

    Phone: (08) 9192 3950

    Venue: SSJG Heritage Centre, 9 Barker Street, Broome

    The Heritage Centre will showcase the history of the Aboriginal people in the Kimberley through relationships developed with the Sisters of St John of God since 1907. Enjoy a tour of the Relationships Exhibition with local guides, experience a demonstration of the photographic database & hear stories & memories of those who grew up around Broome and the SSJG Sisters. Visit displays by the Catholic Education Office, Milliya Rumurra, Kimberley Renal Unit, and Our Mob as First Educators, Family Law Services & the University of Notre Dame to learn about their programs. Get involved in a screen printing workshop at the Milliya Rumurra display and other activities.

    We have entertainment by local musicians and storytellers sharing local history, languages and culture. See the benefits of coming together to share & discover the importance of this site to the local people.

    Light refreshments provided & all are welcome.

     

    Sharing Sepik Carved Stories and Song

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman St

     

    Kullarri Regional Communities Incorporated (KRCI) in partnership with HEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Proudly Sponsors a cross-cultural exchange of Sepik River traditional stories, a creative look into the cultural history of song, dance, music and wood carving.

     

    The remote and magnificent Sepik River is a place where peoples' livelihoods, identities, stories and belief are still a part of everyday life.  Artists produce some of the most exciting carvings in the world of ancient art within a culture still living and changing.  Stories and song vary from village to village yet the crocodile features in many.

     

    Come to the Goolarri Media grounds and see the Sepik ceremonial decorations and experience a moment in time of Papua New Guinea village life!

  • Friday July 1

    Event: A Taste of Broome

    (Tickets on sale at Goolarri Media Adults $40 Children & Concession $35)

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 5.30pm to 9pm

    Venue: Goolarri Amphitheatre, 7 Blackman Street

    A Taste of Broome is a unique music and picture show with cuisine experiences created around the distinctive Indigenous culture within Broome's multicultural community. The event showcases music, media, dance, food, arts and crafts, tradition and heritage.

     

    Sharing Sepik Carved Stories and Song

    Open Throughout the Kullarri NAIDOC Festival

    Venue: Goolarri Media, 7 Blackman St

     

    Kullarri Regional Communities Incorporated (KRCI) in partnership with HEAPS International Foundation (AUSTRALIA) Proudly Sponsors a cross-cultural exchange of Sepik River traditional stories, a creative look into the cultural history of song, dance, music and wood carving.

     

    The remote and magnificent Sepik River is a place where peoples' livelihoods, identities, stories and belief are still a part of everyday life.  Artists produce some of the most exciting carvings in the world of ancient art within a culture still living and changing.  Stories and song vary from village to village yet the crocodile features in many.

     

    Come to the Goolarri Media grounds and see the Sepik ceremonial decorations and experience a moment in time of Papua New Guinea village life!

  • Saturday July 2

    Event: Kullarri NAIDOC Ball and Awards Ceremony

    (Tickets $40 on sale at Goolarri Media)

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 7pm to 11.30pm

    Venue: Broome Civic Centre, Hamersley Street

    The Kullarri NAIDOC Ball and Awards Ceremony is a formal event designed to celebrate the many and varied achievements of Indigenous people and organisations within the region.  Award winners and guests will be treated to a sumptuous sit down dinner, prepared and served by local Indigenous people and will be entertained by a number of local Indigenous artists.

  • Sunday July 3

    Event: Celebrating Aboriginal Sunday- Missa Kimberley Mass

    Organisation: Broome Catholic Parish

    Phone: (08) 9168 6277

    Time: 9am to 11am

    Venue: Our Lady Queen of Peace Cathedral, 32 Weld Street

    The Missa Kimberley Mass event provides an opportunity for local Catholic Indigenous people to share with the broader community, the setting and rites of the Missa Kimberley mass that are standard in remote communities of the Kimberley.

     

    Event: Celebrating NAIDOC with a shared meal

    Organisation: Broome Catholic Parish

    Phone: (08) 9168 6277

    Time: 11am to 3pm

    Venue: Fr McMahon Place, 25 Robinson Street

    Fr McMahon Place is a centre dedicated to providing services and support to Indigenous people living on the fringes of Broome (usually homeless and rough sleepers who come into Broome from remote communities).  The NAIDOC Lunch is an opportunity for these people to also celebrate NAIDOC week by sharing a meal with visitors, thus encouraging the community to understand, respect and support these people and their plight.

     

    Event: Camp Fire

    Organisation: Broome Catholic Parish

    Phone: (08) 9168 6277

    Time: 5pm to 8pm

    Venue: Fr McMahon Place, 25 Robinson Street

    An evening around the campfire that will include storytelling, a sing along, carving of Boab nuts, and an opportunity to paint the story of the day, a BBQ and billy tea.

    In addition the Catholic will be having an art competition, the ‘Jubilee Art Prize’ that marks the 50th Anniversary of the Diocese of Broome.

  • Monday July 4

    Event: Homeless Breakfast

    Organisation: Centacare Kimberley

    Phone: (08) 9192 2293

    Time: 8am to 10am

    Venue: Father Mcahon Centre, 25 Robinson Street

    Offers a regular breakfast program for homeless Aboriginal people sleeping rough in Broome. There will be dance and music to kick off the day. We encourage all Organisations to come along including Aboriginal people from throughout the Kimberley and North West coast region visiting Broome for health, family, business and personal reason as we give the opportunity to engage with those doing it tough in Broome.

  • Saturday July 9

    Event: NAIDOC Football Match - Broome Saints VS Peninsula Bombers

    Organisation: West Kimberley Football League

    Phone: (08) 9195 5333

    Time: 11am

    Venue: Haynes Oval

    The annual NAIDOC Football Match sees traditional rivals Broome Saints and the Peninsula Bombers go head to head, in the chase for the perpetual Kullarri NAIDOC Trophy. Both clubs have close ties with the Kullarri Indigenous community and this is a much anticipated match for both clubs and will come together at the end for presentation and a sausage sizzle.

  • More Events

    For information on how our local schools and training centres are further celebrating NAIDOC for the immediate community please contact them directly:

     

    • Broome Primary School
    • Broome North Primary School
    • Broome Senior High School
    • Cable Beach Primary School
    • Roebuck Primary School
    • St Mary’s College
    • Kimberley Training Institute

     

    For information on how our remote communities are celebrating NAIDOC please contact the following communities directly:

     

    • Ardyaloon One Arm Point
    • Beagle Bay
    • Bidyadanga La Grange
    • Djarindjin
    • Lombadina

     

    (08) 9192 1352

    (08) 9195 3000

    (08) 9192 2502

    (08) 9193 5644

    (08) 9192 3377

    (08) 9194 9560

    1300 996 573

    (08) 9192 4930

    (08) 9192 4913

    (08) 9192 4995

    (08) 9192 4940

    (08) 9192 4936

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Phone: 08 91955333

2016 KULLARRI NADOC Award Winners

 

Contribution to Sport

Eunice Yu

 

AIEO of the Year

Philomena Lands

 

Contribution to Culture and Heritage

Junie Cattermole

 

Reconciliation Award

Michael King

 

Community Leadership Award

Margaret Farrell

 

Youth of the Year

Stewart Jan

 

Person of the Year

Andrew Amor

Person of the Year - Andrew Amor

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