Activism

Australia Day is a time for mourning, not celebration

The refusal to celebrate Australia Day is part of an ongoing fight for the recognition of the abuse of Indigenous people's rights. If we give up on protesting, we might soon no longer remember the past

Nakkiah Lui theguardian.com 26 January 2014 Read more about Australia Day is a time for mourning, not celebration

Coranderrk: We Will Show the Country

Radio Africa - The Sovereignty Movement - Interview with Michael Anderson and Fred Hooper

"We, as First Nations Peoples, have the international right as independent Nations Peoples to assert our right of self-determination under international law. We cannot achieve this if we are to sit on our backsides in Australia and appealing to our oppressor for justice, because their agenda is not in our best interest"

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Tent Embassy delegates meet with Indonesian representatives

Recognition Bill forced on First Nations people against their will

On 7 February, 2013 the Australian Senate will vote on the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples Recognition Bill 2012 despite overwhelming opposition to constitutional inclusion by the majority of Aboriginal people and the government's own acknowledgement that the proposed changes to the constitution would be rejected by a referendum.
This shows the paternalistic contempt that the Federal Government and politicians have for Aboriginal people has not changed in 112 years. Read more about Recognition Bill forced on First Nations people against their will

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