- As a proudly Australian initiative, we’re excited to showcase a collection of Australian stories, music, tributes and more.
Sophie is a Baha’i in Lutruwita and in honour of NAIDOC Week she shares information about the preservation of the Palawa Kani language.
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 “Palawa Kani”, the language of the Tasmanian Aboriginal people here: tacinc.com.au/programs/palawa-kani
Check out all of Baha’i Blog’s NAIDOC Week related videos here: NAIDOC Week playlist
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