March Newsletter 2013

Here is the March 2013 Newsletter  
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January & Febuary 2013 Newsletter

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PROTECTING CHILDREN IS EVERYBODY’S BUSINESS

If you have been walking down the main stretch of Bamaga, you couldn’t help but notices the little hands of many colours across the Ibis wall underneath the writing ” protecting children is everybody’s business.” This is a message the NPAFACS would like everyon
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Boat Race

NPAFACS was proud to be part of the 2012 annual raft regatta which took place the 22nd of September. Sporting the NPAFACS colours the blue whaler driven by Rebecca and Cassie Mark got off to a good start cruising towards Seisia, however the wind proved to be quite a challenge for tack
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Pearls Of Wisdom

As part of a way to help children grapple with anger and find their peaceful place the NPAFACS’ Healing Centre has been delivering a program called pearls of wisdom. During the school holidays the Healing Centre has worked with different OSHC Centres attempting to teach kids whe
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THE GARDEN PROJECT

The day was beautiful as always and the faces of the children amazed as they watched the soil turn from dark sandy colour to a bright green. “Why is it doing that miss Sue?” asked a young girl crouching in front of the new garden bed behind the Bamaga day cre centre. ̶
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FAS Awareness in the NPA

On September 9th International FAS Awareness Day was held. What is FAS (Foetal Alcohol Spectrum/Syndrome Disorders) day and why is it an important day?                 It is an important day to remind women everywhere, that the safest choice during pregnancy is not to drink any a
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A Lesson From the Past to Help the Present

“Lateral violence” although it may seem like a technical term is a model that is almost older than you or I. For, lateral violence has had many different names in many different cultures. In Canada when speaking about the Native American tradition, it is called the “Collective Soul Wo
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Accreditation at NPAFACS

After months of hard work and a detailed revision of our processes NPAFACS is proud to announce its success in having met the Council of Quality Improvement requirements and has attained its accreditation until November 2014. Amanda Ewart (CEO) would like to acknowledge the hard work
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Ghost Net in the NPA goes International

Ghost Net Australia in Conjunction with HACC and the NPAFACS healing centre is broadening its horizon on ATSI art. The week of the 17th of June saw a new kind of community collaboration of art. As part of an international festival of Indigenous art around the world an NPA ghost net pi
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