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February 4, 2023

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NAIDOC marchers heading up Jonson street to Main Beach, Byron Bay. Photo Jeff Dawson

The NAIDOC Family Cultural Day was held in Byron Bay yesterday, the streets were full of black, red and yellow t-shirts, face paint, flags and banners and people of every colour of the rainbow.

The annual march from Railway Park right through the centre of town with about was the start to an event full of story, song and dance at Denning Park on Main Beach.

Organised by the Bundjalung of Byron Bay (Arakwal) people and the community, the march with about 150 people was followed followed by a day of recognising the valuable contribution of Aboriginal people and culture to the community.

Photos Jeff Dawson

 


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1 COMMENT

  1. Racism is rife in the Byron Shire when the white people do not join the Indigenous on their march to Reconciliation.
    The word “reconciliation” means to settle a quarrel and to be in the process of being compatible together. Both sides need to step forward in the process of being equal in the eyes of the wider society.

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