• The poster from this year's NAIDOC celebrations will adorn two editions of the console. (Facebook: Xbox ANZ)Source: Facebook: Xbox ANZ
The artwork by a Gubbi Gubbi artist will adorn just two consoles, and be awarded to the winning schools of the Indigital Education Challenge.
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20 Sep 2021 - 1:12 PM  UPDATED 20 Sep 2021 - 1:12 PM

The poster for this year's NAIDOC celebrations will have a second life.

Popular video game brand Xbox has announced the artwork will adorn a special release of its Series X console, and will be given to this year's winners of the Indigital Minecraft Education Challenge.

The artwork was created by Gubbi Gubbi artist Maggie Douglas, and reflected this year's theme of "Heal Country!"

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Artist Maggie-Jean Douglas has been announced as the winner of the prestigious NAIDOC poster competition for her work on the theme "Heal Country!".

The Minecraft challenge invites Indigenous and non-Indigenous students from Foundation to Year 10 to "discover and explore their local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural knowledge, histories and languages using Minecraft Education Edition."

Two schools will win the extremely limited items. 

While Xbox said in a Facebook post that only two of the NAIDOC-inspired consoles would be produced, thousands of users commented that the company should make the artwork available for general purchase. 

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