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NAIDOC Week 2021 Community Storybook

30 July, 2021-7 August, 2021

In celebration of NAIDOC Week 2021, Secret Harbour Square 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 60 illustrations created by local student artists to be featured in the community storybook. We received overwhelming support with 1140 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.


Page       Name                     School

Page 7   Isabelle Graham  Comet Bay Primary

Page 8   Isobelle Dolon      Comet Bay Primary

Page 11 Zara Cornwall      Comet Bay Primary

Page 12 April Kelly              Golden Bay Primary School

Page 15 Rhys Wicks           Golden Bay Primary School

Page 16 Amelia Cuddy       Secret Harbour Primary

Page 19 Jack Van Vliet      Secret Harbour Primary

Page 20 Zoey Crunna        Singleton Primary School

Page 23 Allie Bailey            Singleton Primary School

Page 24 Clare Peaker         Singleton Primary School