NAIDOC Week Celebrations

by on 14th July 2016

Centurion started its NAIDOC week celebrations today with Wadjuk People senior cultural man Barry McGuire delivering a Welcome to Country followed by traditional Indigenous dancing from the Gya Nyoorp group.

The CFC Group’s Youth and Indigenous trainees organised the celebrations that included painting an Indigenous art piece depicting cultural aspects around the Swan Valley region and how it related to the company.  Some of the board and Centurion leadership team were invited to place their handprint on the art piece.

The trainees used the event as an opportunity to raise money for BINAR SPORTS – a local charity which provides life opportunities and pathways for Aboriginal young people through basketball.   A raffle was organised with the painting being just one of the prizes on offer.

Managing Director of Kurtarra, a Cape Aboriginal joint venture company, Garry Jaffrey, kept everyone entertained with his excellent singing while Winson prepared some delicious warm traditional tucker for everyone to enjoy after a chilly morning.

Congratulations to our trainees and their mentor Justin Kickett on a very successful event and a big thank you to Barry McGuire, Garry Jaffrey, and the Gya Nyoorp dancers.