Monday, August 4, 2008

NAIDOC Day & Debate @ JCU

There will be guest Speakers including Associate Professor Gracelyn Smallwood, Indigenous Advisor to the Vice Chancellor Professor Sandra Harding, Michelle Deshong a JCU Masters Student and Executive Member of the Golden Key Society, Dorothy Smith Undergraduate Student in School of Nursing, poetry reading by distinguished published Indigenous Poet Coralie Cassady, a variety of local traditional cultural Dancers including 3 groups of students from Shalom Christian College a Live Broad Cast by 4K1G and a traditional Kup Murri and a smorgasbord of traditional food.

There will also be a debate at 12:15pm which academic staff have been invited to participate in. The Debate and Quiz topic is “Is Australia a Fair Country?” based on the theme selected for NAIDOC this year which is ‘Advance Australia Fair’! So come along and test your knowledge on indigenous history in Australia. There are prizes to be Won!!

When: Monday the 4th of August.
Where: 10:00am - 2.00pm outside the Refectory.

Come by the Library and see our NAIDOC display.

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