Writing of the Week The Gecko. This short description from Jenny Neil in our Tuesday meet up, OMG! (Our Memoir Group). It's stimulating as much for the illustration as for the succinct and observant writing, which Jenny is happy to share with SSOA members and readers.
Gweagal Shield: The Federal Parliament is today (October 11) discussing passing the same motion as the NSW parliament and lending official diplomatic support to the indigenous representatives' upcoming British and European tour.
The descendants of Cooman, the Gweagle warrior who defended Botany Bay from Captain Cook, are hoping to raise funds to make a history journey to reclaim the Gweagle Shield from the British Museum.
Australia Day – Invasion Day as it is referred to by most indigenous people. Supporters rallied at Central Station in Sydney: Photo credit: Ferdinando Manzo About Invasion Day From Wikipedia: For some Australians, particularly Indigenous Australians, Australia Day has become a symbol of the …
NAIDOC WEEK 2015 As part of its contribution to NAIDOC Week, the City of Sydney today held an art class and morning tea at the Harry Jensen Centre in The Rocks, the place originally known by the Gadigal people of the Eora nation as Tallawoladah. The art class was facilitated by an elder from the south […]