3 July 2017
Students from universities around the world have today experienced a traditional smoking ceremony and welcome to country as part of NAIDOC Week celebrations at The University of Western Australia. Noongar elders Doolan-Leisha Eatts and Walter McGuire performed the welcome to country and smoking ceremony on the Matilda Bay foreshore opposite the University Club before UWA Vice-Chancellor Professor Dawn Freshwater welcomed the international visitors to campus. This year’s NAIDOC Week coincides with the Matariki Indigenous Student Mobility Program which is being hosted by UWA’s School of Indigenous Studies this month.
Read the full story on the UWA website.