ANTaR ACT February 2014 Bulletin

Events related to Indigenous rights and culture.
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Coming Events – put them in your diary now! 

Burrunju Art, Culture & Music Festival 3-6 pm Friday 7 Feb. Yarramundi Reach (Lady Denman Drive)
Indigenous performers, cultural activities & games, food sales in support of Yuin Monaro Junior Football. Bus 81 from Civic departing 2.20 & 3.20 pmSee attached flier.
For further information contact 0400382084 or

Indigenous Showcase & ANTaR National stall at the ACT Multicultural Festival 10.45 am-10.10 pm Sat 8 February 2014
Indigenous Showcase 10.45 am-11.10 pm Stage 7 in the carpark next to CMAG opposite Tossolini’s & Mooseheads. See attached flier.
ANTaR National stall F45 near Stage 7: ANTAR ACT Committee members will be in attendance until 9 pm.

Sea of Hands – ANTaR & AIATSIS join hands: 12-15 Feb, AIATSIS, next to the National Museum of Australia, Lawson Cres, Acton Peninsula
Celebrate the 6th anniversary of the National Apology and 50th anniversary of AIATSIS with a colourful sea of hands on the shores of Lake Burley Griffin.
Volunteers sought to help set up the sea of hands from 10.30 am Wed 12 Feb. For info email
See the Sea 13-15 Feb.
Volunteers sought to help dismantle the Sea from 3 pm on Saturday 15 Feb.
See attached flier.

Indigenous Peoples, Populations & Communities course: Semester 1, ANU.
This 1st year 6 unit course offered by the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research draws on a range of academic disciplines and Indigenous perspectives. It explores cultures & language; politics, policy & law; environment & development; health & wellbeing; and cultural arts.
Info: 1800 620 032

Recognition Festival: 1-2 March 2014, Bristol Point, Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay, NSW
Music, arts & performance in support of Constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
See attached
Tickets at

Harvest Festival: 12-4 pm 22 March 2014, Canberra Environment Centre, cnr Lawson Cres & Lennox Crossing, Acton. ANTaR ACT will have a stall selling Indigenous music, literature & crafts.

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