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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples

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Aboriginal art practices, stories and symbols

“Symbols in Aboriginal art are used as a means of communication for people, and for documenting histories, Country boundaries, ceremonies and food sources,” says Anglicare Cultural Support Worker and Kuku Yalanji artist Lalania Tusa, while inviting readers to join her in a dot painting workshop at a festival at St Francis College in October

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A surprising letter discovery

“While starting to think about writing this article, the most wonderful thing happened. I was packing up my paperwork, as I am moving house, and to my surprise, I found a letter from the Secretary of the Queensland NAIDOC Week committee asking me to be a judge for the 1976 Miss NAIDOC competition,” says Quandamooka and Bundjalung Elder Aunty Sandra King OAM, while also telling us about continuing NAIDOC Week events planned for early September

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Connecting our young people to culture

Meet Ben, a Ngandawal Minjungbal man of the Bundjalung Nation and a Cultural Support Worker at Anglicare Southern Queensland, who supports young people in out-of-home care