Decolonisation

Always independent: An interview with Murrawarri Republic Chair Fred Hooper

This weekend in Brisbane, the Referendum Council is holding the last of the Dialogues : a series of meetings with First Nations peoples to discuss the issue of recognising the nation's Indigenous people within the Australian constitution. The findings from the meetings will be reported at a First Nations Convention at Uluru in late May.
However, for many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people constitutional recognition is a token gesture - Fred Hooper Chairman of Murrawarri Republic explains the process his people have taken to declare their sovereignty. Read more about Always independent: An interview with Murrawarri Republic Chair Fred Hooper

DRAFT AGENDA - Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March - Canberra 22 - 26 April 2017

Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March

AGENDA for the Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March at the Aboriginal Embassy Canberra 22 to 26 April 2016.

This gathering will include the Annual Memorial March for all of our people who fell in battle or were mercilessly slaughtered in the Massacres, Frontier Wars and conflicts that were ongoing for well over 150 years after the arrival of the First Fleet. Read more about DRAFT AGENDA - Sovereignty Workshop & Frontier Wars Memorial March - Canberra 22 - 26 April 2017

Sovereignty Proclamation (with Introduction & Video Readings)

Proclamation

The Sovereign Union is providing information and details of rights that we have as sovereign Nations and Peoples, whose Law and culture have never been usurped and this is also held in the law of the colonisers after the High Court Mabo.(No. 2) decision. The recent Sovereign Union Proclamation: First Nations' Sovereignty dated 26 January 2017 is a clear statement of the foundation of our inherent rights in law. All Nations and Peoples are potentially self-determining and independent. Each Nation fights their own fight their way for their purposes. Read more about Sovereignty Proclamation (with Introduction & Video Readings)

1, 2, 3, Sovereignty, that's how easy it can be!

Media Release - Proclamation

"1, 2, 3, Sovereignty, that's how easy it can be!" was the key chant echoing in the forecourt of Parliament House, Canberra, after the march from the Aboriginal Embassy broke through police lines. The impact of 26 January 2017 was quite significant in many respects, but the most notable was the number of youth who have now stepped up to show that they are prepared to take leadership under the guidance of Elders who have led the struggle to this day.

Includes: THE PROCLAMATION    Read more about 1, 2, 3, Sovereignty, that's how easy it can be!

What is the relevance of Pope’s Apology to Oceania & ‘Australian Aborigines’?

POPE'S APOLOGY TO OCEANIA

Along with the Papal Apologies we have been researching the Bible and its scriptures, because one thing that haunts the memory of our Old People, and this memory has been handed down to us in this generation to this day, is the realisation: They came with the Book in their hand when we were the sovereigns of the soil, but within 50 years we were killed with impunity and we were imprisoned not for any wrongs doings, but simply because of who we are. The question we must now ask ourselves is what is the relevance of the Papal Apology to Oceania Read more about What is the relevance of Pope’s Apology to Oceania & ‘Australian Aborigines’?

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