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April 19, 2018

Aboriginal WWI soldier William Punch, a survivor

William Joseph Punch, a soldier who served in World War I, was a survivor of a massacre of Aboriginal people at Lake Cowal, central-western New South Wales in 1880. Read more about his story, repeated in the Crookwell Gazette on 19 April 2018 at: https://www.crookwellgazette.com.au/story/5352212/aboriginal-man-william-punch-survives-massacre-and-enlists-in-great-war/?cs=5767
April 17, 2018

Reminder: Frontier Wars March, Anzac Parade, Canberra, Anzac Day, 25 April 2018

REMINDER/Media Alert Invitation to join  2018 Frontier Wars March on Anzac Day When: Gather at 9.30 am Wednesday 25 April 2018 Where: Lower end of Anzac Parade, Corner Constitution Ave and Anzac Parade, Canberra Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convener of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the Aboriginal Embassy and Leader of the Euahlayi Nation said from Goodooga today: We encourage all comers to join us so that we show to the public that here is a desperate need to tell the truth about the colonisation of this country and the devastation wreaked upon First Nations Peoples. This is not a whinge. This is real history. We need to remember those who defended their rights to their country; who volunteered to fight for their country in modern wars, despite being second class citizens with no civil rights. We need to remember all of them, not just the few. Help us remember and help us bury our dead. Ghillar Michael Anderson Convener of Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples in Australia and Head of State of the Euahlayi Peoples Republic ghillar29@gmail.com,  0499 080 660 Sovereign Union: http://nationalunitygovernment.org/node/1668 17 April 2018
April 17, 2018

Aboriginal Tent Embassy camp shines light on frontier wars

  A camp at the Embassy is expected to host 100 or more visitors who will take part in story-telling about the frontier wars and other activities in the lead up to the annual Frontier Wars March on Anzac Day, 25 April 2018. Read more in ‘Aboriginal Tent Embassy camp shines light on frontier wars’, by Blake Foden, The Canberra Times online, 17 April 2018  
April 15, 2018

Frontier Wars March, Anzac Day, 25 April 2018

The Frontier Wars March, an annual event since 2011, will be held again on Anzac Parade, Reid, Canberra, Australia on Anzac Day, 25 April 2018.   Invitation to Join the 2018 Frontier Wars March on Anzac Day  When: Gather at 9.30 am, Wednesday, 25 April 2018 Where: Lower end of Anzac Parade, Corner Constitution Avenue and Anzac Parade, Reid, Canberra  We encourage all comers to join us so that we show to the public that there is a desperate need to tell the truth about the colonisation of this country and the devastation wreaked upon First Nations Peoples. This is not a whinge. This is real history. We need to remember those who defended their rights to their country; who volunteered to fight for their country in modern wars, despite being second-class citizens with no civil rights. We need to remember all of them, not just the few. Help us remember and help us bury our dead. Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of Sovereign Union of First Nations and Peoples in Australia and Head of State of the Euahlayi Peoples Republic 14 April 2018 Email: ghillar29@gmail.com Mobile: 0499 080 660 Website: http://nationalunitygovernment.org/frontier-wars-march-2018        
April 10, 2018

Yaburara Flying Foam Massacre 150th Anniversary Remembrance Day

Ngaarda Media has uploaded a video, narrated by Ernie Dingo, on YouTube about the Yaburara Flying Foam Massacre that took place 150 years ago, beginning in February 1868. A remembrance ceremony will be held in the Murujuga National Park, Burrup Peninsula, Dampier Archipelago on Western Australia on Sunday 15 April 2018 from 10.00 am to 12.30 pm. Watch the video by clicking on the arrow in the middle of the photo below.