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NAIDOC Week 2021 Community Storybook

3 July, 2021-18 July, 2021

In celebration of NAIDOC Week 2021, Albany Plaza proudly partnered with author, Warrawu - Maree Yoelu (McCarthy), a Wadjigany woman from the western Wagait region of the Northern Territories and talented students from local schools to create a Community Storybook, celebrating this year’s topic “Heal Country”.

The storybook Dancing For Country is about Nana Ruby and her shadow, her Grandson Claude, and their relationship with the land and their desire to help heal country when they see the land is hurting.

Throughout the July School Holidays, we invited you, our much-loved community, to have your say and vote on your favourite of 66 illustrations created by local student artists to be featured in the community storybook. We received overwhelming support with 153 votes over the two-week period and thank all the talented student artists who contributed illustrations.

Click here to view, download or listen to the Dancing For Country community storybook. 

WINNING ILLUSTRATIONS

Cover Page          Hsan Klow Pa Ba Bler from Mount Lockyer Primary School

Page 7                   Tre Karne Eades from Mount Lockyer Primary School

Page 8                   Grace Van Wely from Mount Lockyer Primary School

Page 11                 Jayden Noterey from  Mount Lockyer Primary School

Page 12                 Mikayla Evan from Mount Lockyer Primary School

Page 15                 Zahara Barrett from Flinders Park Primary School

Page 16                 Philly Pickens from Flinders Park Primary School

Page 19                 Olivia Edwards from  Flinders Park Primary School

Page 20                 Oaklea Weaver from Bethel Christian School

Page 23                 Isabella Little from Bethel Christian School

Page 24                 Ethan Carman from Bethel Christian School