Indigenous Communities Show Traditional Activities
The National NAIDOC Committee recently announced that the NAIDOC Week celebrations would occur between July 3 and July 10, 2022. The event or celebrations take place all across Australia during this week. The primary objective of the NAIDOC Week celebrations is to create awareness and celebrate the culture and history of Aboriginal people and their significant achievements as well.
Along with the dates of the event, the theme for NAIDOC WEEK 2022 has also been announced by the committee. The theme for this year’s celebrations will be “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!”
As it has always been, the celebrations are a homage to the past, present and future of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders. The event is an endeavour to respect and honour these people’s lives, history, and achievements.
The NAIDOC Week celebrations acknowledge the traditions, history, and living cultures of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It promotes inclusivity and versatility to build a society that survives sustainably. A key objective is to build a brighter future together with every group of people who are a part of Australia’s culture and tradition.
The NAIDOC Week celebrations are held each year in the first week of July and this year. It is a crucial annual event in Australia that invites everyone with no discrimination or bias. Everyone is free to join the event. This year, the theme being, “Get Up! Stand Up! Show Up!” Many elders will connect with the youth of modern times to build a more cooperative and collaborative society.
The event and its theme is a call for action to bring about systemic change and keep the fight going for the Elders and the communities. The event is an opportunity for the indigenous communities in Australia to display traditional activities and also uphold some crucial points that can help in environment protection and development.
The NAIDOC Week Committee also explained how 2022’s theme will reflect and acknowledge the hidden history of Australia and will significantly highlight the key activities and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders.
NAIDOC WEEK 2022 endeavours to uphold indigenous communities’ rights and equal status. This year’s theme will uphold how the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities fought for their rights and the fact that they have a rightful place in Australian culture, traditions and society.
A unique amalgamation of the old and the youth of modern times, the event is aimed to blend history and tradition with modern culture. According to the committee, the theme endeavours to change the relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and non‑Indigenous Australians. This will be based on the principles of justice, proper recognition of Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islander people and their equality and rights.
This year’s NAIDOC WEEK will have a lot to offer for the indigenous communities and the non-indigenous Australians and help them build a stronger connection for a better and more sustainable future for the country.