The spirit of NAIDOC is about celebrating the achievements of Australia’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders; and showing respect for an ancient and unique culture.
We don’t need to wait for a day each year to do that.
NAIDOC is not just a day or a week in a year. The spirit and ethos of NAIDOC is a lifelong commitment. It’s a way of knowing, feeling, thinking and being. It’s a daily choice.
This is Aunty Anita who works with the young people at CRAICCHS’ Youth Hub. Aunty Anita is much loved by the young people. She shows them respect and care. She yarns with them about their interests and concerns. She works with them on cultural projects. She personifies the spirit of NAIDOC.
Aunty Anita is a respected member of a team of First Nations people who work with the high risk, vulnerable young people at the Hub.