West Darling Arts
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Today marks the beginning of NAIDOC Week and the theme for NAIDOC 2021 is Heal Country.
'The theme calls on all of us to continue the work of our First Nations people in caring for and protecting the Country that sustains us.
It encourages us all to keep fighting for greater protections for our lands and waters, our First Nation's sacred sites and our cultural heritage, defending them from exploitation, desecration, and destruction.
Country is more than just a place; it is inherent to our First Nations people's identity - spiritually, physically, emotionally, socially, and culturally.'
NAIDOC 2021 invites all of us to embrace First Nations people's cultural knowledge and understanding of Country as part of Australia's national heritage, and to respect that knowledge. https://www.naidoc.org.au/