Tuesday, June 19, 2012

NAIDOC Aboriginal Story Writing Competition 2012 (Australia)

Post date: Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Deadline: 29 June 2012

They dared to challenge – this year’s theme celebrates the champions who lived to renew the spirit of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples through the establishment of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in 1972. Forty years ago, the embassy became a powerful symbol of unity.

Its founders instilled pride, advanced equality and educated the country on the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. To move forward, we must acknowledge our forbearers, learn from their experiences and ask ourselves… what have their sacrifices meant for me and my family today?

Write a story about what their sacrifices have meant for you and your family
(Your story could be about an Elder in our Community)

Drop your story into Family Services, 86 Hare Street, Echuca before Entries Close: Friday 29th June, 2012. Winners announced at Flag Raising Ceremony ~ Monday 2nd July, 2012 at Njernda Administration Building, 34 Annesley Street, Echuca,

Winning Categories: Junior, Secondary & Community Member

Winners of Each Category will receive a Wooden Pen; have their Story and photo printed in the newsletter also a copy of your story will be framed and on display within Njernda.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

For queries: fsr@njernda.com.au

For submissions: Family Services, 86 Hare Street, Echuca

Website: http://njernda.designexperts.com.au/
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