Moura students get into NAIDOC Week
NAIDOC was celebrated at Moura State School on July 27 and Moura High School on July 28.
Theme was Our Language Matters.
Rick Roser conducted indigenous hands on workshops. He engaged children with big shells of ochres, millions of emu feather hair decorations, firemaking, didgeridoos, boomerangs, spears, and clap sticks.
The Guridalla dancers taught children traditional Aboriginal dance.
Malachi Conway from Rocky Instincts went through Primitive Skills Today, covering history, geography, science, arts and crafts.
Bob Eggmolesse who is a member of the Baillie Tribe in Gladstone and South Sea Islander Kanaka Community in Bundaberg took NRL.
Johnny Waterton is a Woorabinda Teacher Aide from Woorabinda. He did a fabulous job in teaching us his language.
Art – Rock painting – Aunty Bino Toby the Gangalu Elder and granddaughter Faith along with myself Christine Lucht and family John and Jenny Wragge Wakka Wakka and Wulli Wulli people.
Thanks to our sponsors: Anglo American Dawson Mine, Evolution – Cracow Mine, Thiess, Spotless and Moura Coal n Cattle Hotel Motel
Traditional indigenous dancing.
Face painting in tribal.