Thursday, June 23, 2022
Mackay and Whitsunday Life
Mercy College celebrated NAIDOC Week early last week, with celebrations commemorating the history and culture of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
NAIDOC Week celebrations began on Monday with Mercy College staff enjoying a NAIDOC High Tea.
Year 10 students who prepared and served traditional inspired foods and tea to the staff.
On Tuesday, Mercy College continued celebrations with staff and students tasting traditional food such as crocodile and kangaroo.
Wednesday saw staff and students take the oval and face off in a game of touch football.
Mercy Indigenous students took on staff in what was a close and exciting game.
The score was 4-4 at full time with the students claiming the win having scored the first try.
Mercy College celebrated NAIDOC Week with traditional food and a game of touch football last week. Photos supplied