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Celebrate NAIDOC at NORPA, a free family-friendly celebration on Friday 7 July and Saturday 8 July, held on the lands of the Bundjalung with local and
national artists highlighting cultural matters. NAIDOC at NORPA, Lismore City Hall will feature a free performance by electronic/roots sensation
OKA and local musicians Billy Smith, Teddy Lewis King and Tom Avery; dance performances by The Deadly Bunharms, Bundjalung Nini Nahri-Gali and Muggerah; Black Screen film screenings; music workshops with Darren Compton from Move it Mob Style; basket weaving workshops; Elders storytelling and conversation panels. Uncle Mick and Aunty Thelma will be providing delicious bush tucker on both days including damper, crocodile and kangaroo curries.

“We want to provide an experience highlighting the stories of our region that many Australian’s have not heard,” said NAIDOC at NORPA Executive Producer Rhoda Roberts “This is a hands on engagement that assists in closing the assumptions and the gaps, while nurturing an exchange of knowledge and respect from an Aboriginal perspective.”

DAY ONE // Friday 7 July
6pm Exhibition Opening The Horses Mouth (photography)
7pm Opening Ceremony
7.30pm A Fair Go
Winning the Referendum (film)
9pm Q&A Panel with Rob Appointed
9.30pm Teddy Lewis King (music)
Bush tucker by Uncle Mick and Aunty Thelma (crocodile, damper,
kangaroo curries)

DAY TWO // Saturday 8 July
11am Elders Stories
12pm Djarn Djarns (film)
12pm Weaving Workshops
12.30pm Green Bush (film)
12.30pm Billy Smith (music)
1pm Plains Empty (film)
1pm Muggerah, Darren Compton Move It Mob Style (music workshop)
1pm Elders Stories
1.30pm Mim (film)
1.45pm Babe In The Reeds and Q&A with Lois Cook (film)
1.30pm Blackboi (music)
2.15pm Climate Justice Language Matters: a frank discussion on
the approaches to language when
changing the nation’s thinking (public talk)
3-6pm Weaving Workshops
3.20pm Muggerah, Darren Compton (music workshop)

3.15pm My Brother Vinnie (film)
4.30pm Tales from Daly River (film)
5pm Minnie Loves Jnr (film)
5pm In the Sand/Fire (dance)
5.45pm Muggerah, Darren Compton Move It Mob Style (music workshop)
6pm Jandamara War plus Q&A (film)
7.30pm OKA (music)

This is a free event. No tickets are required.
We look forward to seeing you.
If you have any questions about NAIDOC AT NORPA please contac
t the Box Office at Lismore City
Hall on 1300 066 772.

NAIDOC at NORPA acknowledges the assistance of Aboriginal
Affairs NSW and Black Screen, an
initiative of the National Film & Sound Archive.
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