NAIDOC Week celebrations are being held across Logan this week to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our community. This important week is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by the wider Logan community and it’s a great opportunity to participate in a range of activities and to support and learn more about our local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community.
The theme of NAIDOC Week 2017 is “Our Languages Matter” and activities and events will focus on the importance, resilience and richness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages.
As part of our recognition and celebration of NAIDOC Week, Logan Together has been working with members of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to find out what they feel is important about NAIDOC Week. We have recorded their stories and you can find them here.
Official events commemorating the Week include a ceremony held at Woodridge State High School organised by The Logan City First Nation Peoples Coalition on Tuesday July 4. A community fun day is taking place on July 6, organised by BHDC, at Oliver Sports Complex at Brigalow Hall in Eagleby, ahead of the Musgrave Park Family Fun Day in Brisbane on Friday July 7.