Wednesday 28 May 2014: 11:00am – 11:45am, Doncaster Library MC², Ground Floor, 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster 3108
Elder Uncle John Baxter will delight children with his dreamtime stories and fun exploration of Aboriginal Arts and Culture. Session ideal for children up to 5years. Visit: wml.vic.gov.au
Free event, no bookings required. Contact Name Laura Tan Phone Number (03) 9877 8500 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuesday 3 June, 10.00 am – 12.00 noon
Pound Bend – Warrandyte State Park, Lower Tunnel Car Park
(follow the directional arrows), Pound Bend Road, Warrandyte
Uncle Bill Nicholson will guide a Wurundjeri Stories easy trail walk at Pound Bend, taking a journey back in time to traditional days when the Wurundjeri people cared for the country around Pound Bend. He will share his ancestors stories of survival, hope and loss that was associated with this sacred site, which is one of the most significant sites in Melbourne in terms of Aboriginal removal from traditional lands.
Children will enjoy interactive challenges along the trail walk ,so please bring the family and prepare for wet weather.
Manningham City Council will acknowledge National Sorry Day with a Wurundjeri Elder address. The address will reflect on the importance of the 2008 Apology Speech, and explore its impact on the Indigenous community and the ongoing journey of reconciliation.
The event is set within the stunning 2014 Reconciliation Exhibition entitled ‘Multiplicity’, and features a didgeridoo performance and Aboriginal flag raising ceremony. The event celebrates the launch of Manningham’s National Reconciliation Week Program for 2014.
Monday 26 May (National Sorry Day), 2.00 pm – 3.00 pm
Manningham Art Gallery, MC² (Manningham City Square)
Ground Floor, 687 Doncaster Road, Doncaster
Manningham Art Gallery’s annual celebration of National Reconciliation Week, this year’s exhibition presents the respective work of emerging artist Josh Muir and Winner of the 2014 CAL Victorian Indigenous Art Award for three dimensional works, Georgia MacGuire.
The event also featured a traditional welcome to country address by a Wurundjeri Elder.
Opening Night: Wednesday 14 May, 6.00 – 8.00pm. Tel: 9840 9137, Free Admission
Exhibition Dates: Wednesday 14 May – Saturday 7 June Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 11.00am – 5.00pm