NAIDOC Week 2020 – Emerging Elders Event

10 November, 2020

Please join us and watch online this Friday as a panel of emerging Indigenous leaders will discuss this year’s NAIDOC theme: Always was, Always Will Be.

Join Macquarie Group and Gawura Chair Peter Warne as we hear from:

Amy Thunig. Gamilaroi woman. Associate lecturer in the department of educational studies at Macquarie University, and PhD candidate. Amy is the host of the podcast Blacademia, as well as a freelance media writer for publications such as Buzzfeed, The Guardian, Junkee, IndigenousX.

Thomas Mayor. Torres Strait Islander man. Advocate for the proposals in the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and author of two best-selling books about the campaign and statement. ‘Finding the Heart of the Nation – the journey of the Uluru Statement towards Voice, Treaty and Truth’ and a children’s version, Finding Our Heart.

Michael Kirk. Gamilaraay and Ngarabul Man. Michael graduated from UNE with a Bachelor of Education after serving on the University Council and Academic Board.  Michael established the Indigenous Students Council at UNE to provide advocacy on behalf of Indigenous students.  Michael is currently the year 3 & 4 teacher at Gawura.

Gawura’s NAIDOC Week guessing competition will be drawn at 3pm.

Make sure you’ve got a ticket and are in with a chance to win the beautiful artwork by Wiradjuri woman Peta-Joy Williams;

Macquarie Group are hosting this exciting fundraising event for Gawura.

Friday 13 November 2020 @ 12:00pm-1:00pm.

RSVP here for a link to the event

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