DOK'KU


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MARY RIVER GROUPS UNITE TO CREATE WORLD'S LARGEST COD FISH, DOK'KU

Various groups from the Mary River area will converge at Tandora Homestead on the banks of the Mary River on Sunday 1st June to participate in creating a Cod with 4000 candles and known as  DOK'KU by the local indigenous Butchulla group.  The internationally renowned artist Jorge Pujol will be coordinating the event and is well known for his "Sorry the First Step" event in Canberra for the indigenous reconciliation.  They will be joined by Steve Posselt the cross country kayaker who has been trying to help explain the folly of the Traveston Crossing Dam.  Representatives from the Save The Mary River Coordinating Group and the Greater Mary Association will be there to participate in the candle lighting ceremony at sunset.

A free bus will be leaving from the Kandanga Save the Mary Info Centre and can pick up at Gympie, ph 54884800 to book a seat.  For those traveling by car, to get to Tandora Homestead, turn off Hervey Bay-Maryborough highway at Dundathu into Prawle Road and follow the signs to the banks of the Mary River.  Preparations will begin at 9am on 1st June. Arrive 4 pm to watch the candle lighting ceremony at sunset.  All welcome.

Downloadable: 'INVITATION  TO  PARTICIPATE IN  CREATING WORLD'S  LARGEST COD FISH' flyer

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Tandora Homestead, Not Assigned




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