Abo­rig­i­nal his­tory cel­e­brated

Southern Telegraph - - News -

Con­nect­ing Com­mu­nity for Kids is hold­ing its first gath­er­ing in a se­ries of That Was My Home pre­sen­ta­tions at Me­d­ina Com­mu­nity Hall on Fri­day.

The se­ries will present vi­brant, thought-pro­vok­ing pre­sen­ta­tions cel­e­brat­ing Abo­rig­i­nal his­tory and di­verse cul­ture by invit­ing a se­ries of com­mu­nity rep­re­sen­ta­tives to per­form, in­spire and ed­u­cate the wider com­mu­nity.

“There are so many unique di­verse sto­ries just wait­ing to be told by mem­bers of our Abo­rig­i­nal com­mu­nity,” Con­nect­ing Com­mu­nity for Kids part­ner­ship direc­tor Jane Miller said.

“These events will act as a plat­form for ad­vo­cat­ing a broader ap­pre­ci­a­tion of Abo­rig­i­nal arts and cul­ture.”

Fri­day’s event at Me­d­ina Com­mu­nity Hall, 7 Pace Road, will run 4pm-7pm.

The first pre­sen­ta­tion will in­clude in­spi­ra­tional cul­tural sto­ries, singing by Fred Penny, cul­tural food tast­ing and in­for­ma­tion stalls.

The event is free but book­ings are es­sen­tial at info@con­nect­ing4kids. com.au.

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