Community Announcement – Wujal Wujal FNQ

THERE WILL BE AN UNVEILING OF A PLAQUE AT A HISTORIC BURIAL GROUND ON THIS COMING SATURDAY AUGUST 3RD AT WUJAL WUJAL.

THE PRE WORLD WAR TWO GRAVESITE DATES BACK TO 1940.

FRANCIS WALKER FROM THE WUJAL WUJAL WOMENS GROUP HAVE BEEN GATHERING INFORMATION ON THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN BURIED AT THE GRAVE SITE.

FAMILIES WITH CONNECTION THAT HAVE BEEN DISPLACED FROM COUNTRY ARE EXPECTED TO TRAVEL FROM MOSSMAN, CHERBOURG, WOORABINDA, PALM ISLAND, YARRABBA AND OTHER COMMUNITIES TO ATTEND THE CEREMONY.

TRADITIONAL CEREMONY WILL BE HELD AT THE SITE AND AN EVENT LATER IN THE EVENING AT THOMSON CREEK WITH LOCAL BAND BLACK IMAGE PERFORMING.

FOR MORE INFORMATION YOU CAN CONTACT WUJAL WUJAL ABORIGINAL SHIRE COUNCIL ON 07 4083 9101

http://www.nirs.org.au/blog/NEWS/article/29672/Pre-WWII-burial-site-cleaned-up.html

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