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We had:

Chelsea Watego, Author, talking about her workshop on “Another Day in the Colony” at Cairns Gallery, July 8th. The events will deal with some of the themes covered in her bestselling book Another Day in the Colony with the workshop focused on racism.

Larisha Jerome, Community Engagement and Project Officer at First Nations Foundation First Nations Foundation and Jordy Dwyer, Community Development Offer having a yarn with Trevor about the First Nations Foundation.

Darcy Cavanagh, Refocus Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Wellbeing Service Co-founder and Director talking about empowering thousands of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families across Cairns and beyond this NAIDOC Week. Darcy will talk about how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families should have the confidence to know their truth and speak it, to Get Up!, to have their say; Stand Up for their children and for their rights; to Show Up in the room, to Show Up in their lives and the lives of their children and participate in the decision making and to lead and direct their journey forward

Oral McGuire, native seed farmer talking about Aboriginal farmers in Western Australia sow the seed for carbon credits and land restoration. In Beverley, south-east of Perth, man Oral is working to meet that demand by fusing regenerative and traditional land management practices.

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