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Koorie Education Calendar 2021 - Embedding Aboriginal Practices Throughout The Year

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Embed Aboriginal Practices throughout the year with this yearly calendar created by Aboriginal Education Association Inc.

This yearly calendar enables Educators to learn and to teach Victorian Koorie cultures, histories and perspectives.

January

  • 26
    Survival Day
    National Day of Mourning, 1938
    Aboriginal Tent Embassy, est. 1972

February

  • 4
    The Cummeragunja Walk-off Anniversary
  • 12
    1965 Freedom Rides Anniversary
  • 13
    National Apology Anniversary
  • 21
    International Mother Language Day

March

  • 21
    International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
    Harmony Day
  • 30
    Anniversary of Gunditjmara native title recognition and settlement

April

  • 25
    ANZAC DAY

May

  • 26
    National Sorry Day
  • 27
    Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum
    National Reconciliation Week Starts
  • 31
    Shrine of Remembrance Annual Victorian Aboriginal Commemorative Service

June

  • 3
    National Reconciliation Week Ends
    Mabo Day
  • 5
    World Environment Day
  • 6
    Anniversary of Batman’s Treaty with the Kulin, signed in 1835
  • 30
    Coranderrk(Bader’s Creek) Aboriginal reserve officially gazetted in 1863

July

  • 4
    NAIDOC Week Starts
  • 11
    NAIDOC Week Ends
  • 12
    First flying of the Aboriginal Flag in Victoria Square, Adelaide in 1971, on National Aborigines Day.
  • 24
    Anniversary of Framlingham Mission handover (1971)
    Anniversary of Lake Tyers, Bung Yarnda (1971) handover
  • 30
    National Schools Tree Day

August

  • 4
    National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day
  • 9
    International Day of the World’s Indigenous People
  • 14 – 22 August
    National Science Week
  • 15
    Anniversary of William Barak’s (Beruk Barak) death in 1903

September

  • 4
    Indigenous Literacy Day

October

  • True spring: Poorneet or tadpole season by the Wurundjeri.

November

  • 11
    Remembrance Day
    Anniversary of the passing of the Aborigines Protection Act 1869
  • 21
    Anniversary of the Long Walk to Canberra

December

  • 3
    Eureka Day
  • 5
    Anniversary of Ebenezer mission reserve handover
  • 10
    World Human Rights Day
  • 13
    Anniversary of the first successful Native Title settlement in Victoria - found in favour of the Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagalk Traditional Owner
  • 24
    Koorie children all over our lands visited by Santa overnight!

To download the Koorie Education Calendar with suggested activities, details about each events, references and resources:

Koorie Education Calendar

Last modified on Sunday, February 28, 2021
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