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NAIDOC Week in Logan 

[supplied by Logan City Council]

Uraine Roelofs will present her Nana Magic Show as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations in the City of Logan. Image: supplied

Logan families can experience Indigenous-themed arts projects thanks to Logan City Council Libraries. 

 

Family activity packs will be available from all nine library branches from Monday, November 9 to Saturday, November 14 throughout NAIDOC Week.

 

The packs feature materials and instructions on how to make rainbow serpents from pipe cleaners and wooden Australian animal decorations.

 

Council also encourages local residents to use the week to explore the short online stories by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who live, work or perform in the City of Logan.

 

The Our words our stories series can be accessed by visiting

loganlibraries.org/firstnations

 

Spirits of the Red Sand will host an Indigenous cultural day at the Beenleigh Historical Village 205 Main St, Beenleigh from 10am to 3pm on Sunday, November 15.

 

The Wild Foods and Cultural Festival will feature bush tucker, dancing, weaving demonstrations, face and boomerang painting and arts and craft stalls.

 

The entertainment will include singers Adam James and Chris Tamwoy.

 

Council has also given an events grant to Goodstart Early Learning at Shailer Park for a special live-streamed NAIDOC celebration titled Our Nangara.

 

Each day during the week at 10am and 3.30pm, a pre-recorded act or performance from an Indigenous performer will be live streamed through Microsoft Teams.

 

The program will feature performing arts, dream time stories, cooking and local history segments. 

 

NAIDOC Week opens on Sunday, November 8 and runs until Sunday, November 15.

 

Full details of the week can be accessed via logan.qld.gov.au/naidoc

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