NAIDOC AT THE PALEN CREEK CORRECTIONAL CENTRE

On 7 July, Palen Creek Correctional Centre took part in NAIDOC celebrations with a flag raising ceremony, followed by yarning, songs and morning tea with the Elders. Aunty Bessie Peters performed with her guitar for some of the men at the centre.

Two cakes were baked to commemorate the occasion and artists among the prisoners presented their artworks to the Elders.

Elders Uncle Robert Barton, Aunty Bessie Peters, Aunty Jennifer Ratcliffe-Osborne and Uncle Tiger Singh (above).

Prisoners created artworks to present to the Elders.

Prisoners baked cakes for the celebration.

Aunty Bessie Peters performed for the prisoners.