LAST NIGHT, Melbourne celebrated the AFLW's annual Indigenous Round in perfect fashion, with a home ground win at Casey Fields/Bunurong. 

The Demons hosted North Melbourne on Saturday night, in a match that honoured and acknowledged the significant contribution of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to football and the wider sporting community.

The Traditional Custodians of the land were recognised throughout the game day, beginning with a Welcome to Country performed by Uncle Mik Edwards from the Bunurong Land Council.

Junior mascots and proud Indigenous sisters of the Casey region, Amilia and Annalise, joined Melbourne in taking to the field, before kicking off proceedings with a coin toss. 

Prior to the match, the two sides also took part in a cultural gift exchange, where Melbourne captain Daisy Pearce and proud Kija Jaru teammate Krstel Petrevski gifted a Marngrook to North Melbourne, which was made by Bernadette Atkinson from the Wolithiga Clan of the Yorta Yorta Nation. 

Take a look at how the day unfolded, with AFLW fans taking to social media to show their support for Indigenous Round and the Dees.