NAIDOC Week | SA Museum | 6-17 July 2015

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NAIDOC Week at the South Australian Museum

Ngarrindjeri Weaving  |  6–10 July 2015

  • Southern Elders Weaving Group with Janice Rigney and Lorna Collinson
  • 11am–2pm
  • Drop-in session, limited spaces
  • Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery, Level 1
  • Suited ages 5 – 12

Pull up a beanbag and share a yarn with Ngarrindjeri weaver Janice Rigney and her daughter Lorna Collinson from the Southern Elders Weaving Group. Learn weaving and coil techniques within the beautiful Australian Aboriginal Culture Gallery and make your own raffia creation to take home.

Tales from the Torres Strait  |  7 & 9 July 2015

  • Torres Strait Islander and performer, Eddie Peters
  • 10:30 – 11:15 and 11:45 – 12:30
  • Limited spaces, booking essential
  • Pacific Cultures Gallery, Mezzanine
  • Suited ages 5-12

Story telling is used to share tales, teach people about right or wrong and pass knowledge on to future generations. Eddie will share the story of Gelam, from his homeland. A mother’s trickery and lies cause Gelam, a skillful hunter, to flee his island in a wooden dugong and travel eastward, a journey that eventuates in creation of the islands.

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Song and Dance |  7 & 9 July 2015

  • Torres Strait Islander and performer, Eddie Peters
  • 1:00-1:45pm
  • Limited spaces, booking essential
  • Pacific Cultures Gallery, Mezzanine
  • Suited ages 5-12

Join Eddie in the beautiful Pacific Cultures Gallery as he leads you through the steps of a traditional song and dance from the Islands.

Self –guided Activity Trail  |  6–17 July 2015

  • 10am– 5pm
  • Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery, Ground and Level 1
  • Suited ages 5 +

Discover stories and objects from across the country within the two levels of the Museum’s Australian Aboriginal Cultures Gallery.


For further information, bookings and all enquiries please visit the SA Museum website here.

What:  NAIDOC Week at the South Australian Museum

When:  6-17 July 2015

Where:  South Australian Museum | North Terrace, Adelaide

Who:  5- years

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