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ABORIGINAL and Torres Strait Islander culture will be celebrated through a series of free NAIDOC Week activities next month.

Local Aboriginal Elder Lyn Martin said NAIDOC Week was an important annual occasion, “a time for different clans and nations to come together and celebrate who we are”.
Events will include: NAIDOC Week Celebration – Tuesday, July 2 (11.30am-1pm) at Anzac Park, Campsie; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander film screening – Thursday, July 4 (10-11.30am) at Riverwood Library and Community Hub; NAIDOC Family Fun Day – Saturday, July 6 (10am-3pm) at Paul Keating Park, Bankstown; and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander film screening – Wednesday, July 10 (10-11.30am) at Chester Hill Library and Knowledge Centre; July 1-14 – Cooks River Story Project Photographic Exhibition at Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre; and June-July – Bangali: Adorned, Beautified and Treasured Objects of Cultural Illumination at Bankstown Arts Centre.
Encouraging everyone to get involved, Mayor Khal Asfour says NAIDOC Week is the perfect opportunity to celebrate the history and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.