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Dirtgirl will make an appearance during the Fields of Healing festival kids’ program. Photo supplied.

The first Fields of Healing festival, to be held November 24 and 25 at North Byron Parklands, will welcome Indigenous elders, peacemakers, musicians, artists and more from all over the world. 

A kids’ program has been added to the bill, and will feature the gumboot-wearing, planet-loving Dirtgirl, who will be bringing her grubby fun and joy to the stage at 3pm on Saturday.

Organisers say there will also be natural and recycled craft activities operated by The Family Centre, Native American Dancing, Indigenous weaving and yoga, mindful meditation for kids and more. Kids 15 and under are free. For more info visit www.fieldsofhealing.com.au.


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