Young talent on show as town marks NAIDOC Week
Members of the Roebourne community attended a talent art show at the Roebourne Police and Community Youth Centre hall as part of NAIDOC celebrations this month.
The show was a collaboration between Roebourne PCYC and Mentally Healthy Western Australia’s Act-Belong-Commit campaign.
Children performed acts including art, dance and karaoke.
Performers were judged by the Roebourne police officer-incharge Gemma Hennigan, Yindjibarndi elder Tootsie Daniel, Robert Yates and Westug general manager Andy Barrow.
Hamiori Hinaki won the karaoke category ahead of Korella Walker, with Lucas and Briella Alec winning the microphone category.
Jahmal Jumbarra and Jamerson Lockyer were given the nod for their dancing, ahead of the Chasing Butterflies team and Kyle Wilson.
Deesha Coppin won the art category ahead of Tangiora Hinaki. Kyle Wilson won the people’s choice award while Hamiora Hinaki claimed the runner-up spot.