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Umbrella Walking Tour - NAIDOC Week 2014

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Explore local indigenous history and culture
NAIDOC Week is an annual celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and culture. On Saturday 12 July as part of the celebrations, the City of Joondalup is offering a very special Umbrella Walking Tour that will explore local indigenous history and places of significance.

NAIDOC Week 2014 Umbrella Walking Tour

The tour is free and will be led by Greg Nannup of Indigenous Tours WA. The tour begins at Central Park where hot chocolate and umbrellas will be provided to help ward off the winter chill. From there the walk will continue around the city centre with the aim of providing participants with a new insight into the area.

Umbrella Walking Tour NAIDOC Week 2014
Central Park. photo by Toos42, Wikipedia Takes Joondalup project

The tour covers about one kilometre and is expected to last about 90 minutes. It finishes at blend(er) Gallery on Central Walk where where participants may like to visit the NAIDOC week Yey Sussurus exhibition.

Places for the Umbrella Walking Tour are limited and bookings are required. Please register by 4 July, either online or by ringing 9400 4230.
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Why? Discover indigenous history
When: Saturday 12 July, noon - 1:30
Where: Joondalup City Centre
Cost: Free, but registration is required
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