Meeting up to celebrate

Dindi-Thanggi-Kuli dancers and cousins Roderick and Tasman Pettit, Jade Kennedy and their uncle Galen Pettit, left, doing the smoking. Pictures: Carmel Zaccone

Dindi-Thanggi-Kuli dancers and cousins Roderick and Tasman Pettit, Jade Kennedy and their uncle Galen Pettit, left, doing the smoking. Pictures: Carmel Zaccone

BARBECUED kangaroo and trad­itional dance were just a couple of ways staff of Sunraysia Community Health Services (SCHS) and the ­wider community celebrated ­NAIDOC Week yesterday.

For the first time, SCHS and the Local Aboriginal Network (LAN) joined to host the cele­bration. 

SCHS preventative health manager Linda Henderson said the 

event aimed to educate the organisation’s staff and encourage the Aboriginal community to use the service.

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