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21 January 2024
9:30 am - 2:00 pm
71 Crystal Ave, Pearl Beach NSW 2256
The Pearl Beach Arboretum
71 Crystal Ave, Pearl Beach
11.00am to 2.00pm
Supporting Gosford Regional Gallery’s “OCCURRENT AFFAIR” Exhibition and activating Richard Bell’s Tent Embassy
The Aboriginal Tent Embassy was founded on Australia Day in 1972 by Indigenous activists – Michael Anderson, Billy Craigie, Bertie Williams and Tony Coorey in 1995 it was listed on the Register of the National Estate as a site that represented the political struggle of all Indigenous Australians.
It provides both a platform and a shelter for discussion on preconceived ideas and stereotypes about Aboriginal people art and culture
MC: First Nations Poet Brooke Scobie
9.30am Raising The Tent
11.00am Acknowledgement to Country
11:05 Yarn up Circle and Q & A
Guest Speakers Aunty Di , Aunty Anita and Aunty Robyn . Join together to explore our Guest Speakers’ personal history and connection to Aboriginal civil rights movements.
11:45 – 2.00pm Poetry and Weaving Workshop
An innovative workshop where you blend poetry with the art of weaving! Hosted by Brooke Scobie and our Mingaletta Sisters Together this workshop is perfect for all ages Learn simple weaving techniques and see how the colours you choose can create your very own poem. A friendly space to explore creativity and self-expression through the unique combination of words and weaving
Roll up Roll up for the best sausage sizzle on the planet!
Strike The Tent