Sovereignty

'A Coloured History' with Bruce Pascoe and Henry Reynolds

Big Ideas Video

Do yourself a favour and watch this unreal video of historians Henry Reynolds and Bruce Pascoe speaking at the Sydney Writers Festival.

They speak on wars, memorials, the lack of commemorations, agriculture and the mainstream denial of the rich history of one of the world's great continents ... and the world's first bakers, with more than 12,000 years experience baking bread before any other country in the world. - ABC News 24 - 'Big Ideas'. Read more about 'A Coloured History' with Bruce Pascoe and Henry Reynolds

First Nations activist / warrior Joseph Rowe named environmentalist of the year

Joseph Roe, First Nations Activist from Broome in Western Australia defied money, arrests, threats and compulsory acquisition of his people's land to maintain integrity of First Nations culture and the environment.

"The law and song cycles of Walmadan are not ancient dreamtime history." Joseph Rowe said "This law has been kept alive through my grandfather Paddy Roe and now through me

"Remove law boss Joe Roe ... from history, and the massive gas factory planned by Woodside Petroleum for north of Broome would by now be wrecking the Kimberley coastline," Dr Bob Brown said. Read more about First Nations activist / warrior Joseph Rowe named environmentalist of the year

First Nations Women’s Ceremonial Walk for Freedom

We have seen enough of the poverty in our communities when the rest of Australia are growing rich on the proceeds of genocide through the loss of our homelands through real estate and mining.

We have seen enough of the self-medicating blocking out from our trauma and grief and the dysfunction this brings. We need our own healing camps and safe places for the community to come to in times of despair. Read more about First Nations Women’s Ceremonial Walk for Freedom

Constitutional recognition, Treaty and Sovereign Rights

Murrumu Walubara Yidindji: The man who renounced Australia

Canberra press gallery journalist Jeremy Geia has walked away from his job, given up his passport and belongings and reverted to his tribal name, Murrumu Walubara Yidindji. He tells Paul Daley why he decided to ‘leave Australia’ while remaining on the continent – and why he still loves a cup of English breakfast tea

Murrumu returned drivers licence, then returned his passport and Medicare card to the federal government. Read more about Murrumu Walubara Yidindji: The man who renounced Australia

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