Self-determination

Report of Gathering of First Nations and Peoples

Report of Gathering of First Nations and Peoples

REPORT & VIDEOS: Delegates came from as far away as Oombulgurri in the Kimberley, WA and Atherton in Far North Queensland. First Nations delegates were joined by participants from the Mapuche in southern Chile, Canada, Fiji and Bangladesh. The Gathering was also well attended by youth from across the continent. The Sovereign Union has recorded the testimonies of ongoing crimes against humanity, genocide, ethnocide, ecocide and persecution, as well as ways forward. Read more about Report of Gathering of First Nations and Peoples

What is 'Decolonisation'? - How do we Decolonise?

What is 'Decolonisation'? - How do we Decononise?

ne of the basic fundamental facets to achieve true decolonisation, that is, we must learn to decolonise our minds. This essentially means that we must stop thinking like our oppressor and thereby stop trying to fit a round peg in a square hole.

I say this because every time we talk about progressing forward in our ambition to achieve self-determination and independence, too often our people revert to saying: We have to ask the government, or we need to ask them for money. Read more about What is 'Decolonisation'? - How do we Decolonise?

Anderson speaking in Morocco at Interfaith Climate Conscience Summit before COP22

Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union is presenting today in Fez, Morocco at the Interfaith Climate Conscience Summit attended by high level participants, who will release the Fez Declaration at 6:00pm Moroccan time, which is 5:00am Sydney time (4 Nov).

Ghillar is speaking on 'Patrimony and Transmission: for the transmission of values, ancestral knowledge and inherited environmental practices'. Read more about Anderson speaking in Morocco at Interfaith Climate Conscience Summit before COP22

London Statement of Common Purpose - Reparations & Decolonisation (ICPF)

International Consultative Preparatory Forum, London meeting working group

The London Statement of Common Purpose arising from a momentous event, which continues in the best Black radical traditions in our Peoples making of world history. This International Consultative Preparatory Forum was initiated by the First Nations 'Spearhead Pacific Alliance' on Decolonisation and Reparations in alliance of Tribal Chiefs, Rulers, Lawmen and Law women and includes the Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples; the Union of British Columbian Chiefs who are non-Treaty Nations; and colonized Pacific Nations, including the Fiji Native Government-in-Exile. Read more about London Statement of Common Purpose - Reparations & Decolonisation (ICPF)

Time for First Nations and Peoples to pick up the pace for 'Decolonisation'

Take off the Shackles

It is time to pick up the pace for decolonisation for First Nations Peoples in Australia. We need to break away from Australia's constant lies and deceit in respect to their illegitimacy in this country. ... Our London preparatory meeting is to establish an international framework that will be spread far and wide for those First Nations Peoples who have been impacted upon by the British imperialist expansion from 14th century onwards. "It is time to pick up the pace for decolonisation for First Nations Peoples in Australia. We need to break away from Australia's constant lies and deceit in respect to their illegitimacy in this country." Read more about Time for First Nations and Peoples to pick up the pace for 'Decolonisation'

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