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NAIDOC Week: Alexa is on Whadjuk Noongar Country and She Shares Information About the Importance of the Balga

July 21, 2022, in Videos > Short Film, by

Alexa is a Baha’i on Whadjuk Noongar country and in honour of NAIDOC Week she shares information about the importance of the Balga.

NAIDOC Week is a national week of celebrations held across Australia every year (July 3-10), in order to honour the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This year’s theme for NAIDOC Week is “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!”. 

NAIDOC is celebrated not only in indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life, and therefore Baha’i Blog hopes to be able to do more content like this, in order to serve as a platform to listen to, learn, and foster conversations about the history, culture and achievements of the first nations peoples of Australia. Learn more about this initiative here: Creating a Space to Celebrate the Indigenous Peoples of Australia

You can learn more about the Whadjuk Noongar region and people here: www.noongarculture.org.au/whadjuk

Check out all of Baha’i Blog’s NAIDOC Week related videos here: NAIDOC Week playlist

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Naysan Naraqi

Naysan is passionate about using the arts and media to explore the teachings of the Baha’i Faith. Back in 2011, Naysan started up the Baha’i Blog project, channeling his experiences in both media and technology companies to help create a hub for Baha’i-inspired content online.

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