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NAIDOC Week – Yirra Yaakin Performance – Boojar Kaatijin

July 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company present their highly acclaimed children’s
show Boodjar Kaatijin

Boodjar Kaatijin – By Ian Wilkes

Presented by Yirra Yaakin Theatre Company

Following a successful tour in 2017, Yirra Yaakin is excited for our highly acclaimed children’s

show Boodjar Kaa)jin to be returning in 2024!

Audiences will join Koorlbardi (Magpie), Weitj (Emu), Nyingarn (Echidna) and their koordah

(friends) as they journey through Noongar Boodjar sharing stories of how the land was created. Through a collection of four stories based on Noongar knowledge and understanding of country,audiences will learn about The First Sunrise; The Creation of Kings Park, How the Kangaroo Got Its Colour: How the Echidna Got its Spikes; and The Creation of Wave Rock and the Stars. Boodjar Kaatijin kicks off the series of Kaatijin plays, specifically written for our younger audiences, that focus on the sharing of Noongar language and connecting young people with important cultural knowledge and stories.

Suitable for audiences aged 5+ Boodjar Kaatijin is a fun, interactive and educational play, that

gives students a glimpse into the cultural significance of the places in which we live.

Pizza and drinks included

Ages: 5+

Duration: 50 minutes

Content: Suitable for ages 5+


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