NAIDOC Week 2024 is an exciting time to celebrate and learn about the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. At BW Tribal, a 100% Indigenous-owned business, we are excited to get amongst the initiatives that help amplify Australia’s First Nations voices. Here are seven easy ways you can get involved in NAIDOC Week 2024 activities:
1) Attend NAIDOC Week Events
All across the country, a plethora of NAIDOC Week 2024 events will be held. Check your local council’s website for details on events in your area, including cultural performances, art exhibitions, and community gatherings.
2) Participate in Educational Workshops
NAIDOC Week 2024 is a great opportunity to deepen your understanding of Australia’s Indigenous cultures. Look out for workshops and talks that delve into this year’s NAIDOC Week theme, offering insights into the history and significance of Indigenous Australian culture.
3) Support Indigenous Artists
NAIDOC Week in Australia is a perfect time to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists. BW Tribal releases exclusive NAIDOC collections each year — collaborating with First Nations artists from all around the country, directly supporting Indigenous artists and communities.
4) Engage with NAIDOC Week in Schools
If you’re a teacher or a parent, encourage your school to participate in NAIDOC Week activities. Many schools organise special events or learning modules around the NAIDOC Week 2024 theme.
5) Volunteer for NAIDOC Week Committees
Get involved at the grassroots level by volunteering with local NAIDOC Week committees. Your contribution can help organise and promote NAIDOC Week events in your community.
6) Explore NAIDOC Week History and Significance
Educate yourself about why NAIDOC Week is important. Resources are available online, including documentaries and articles that explore the origins and significance of NAIDOC Week in Australia.
7) Promote NAIDOC Week on Social Media
Use your social media platforms to spread awareness about NAIDOC Week 2024. Share posts related to the NAIDOC Week theme, events, and stories that celebrate Indigenous cultures.