This story at least on one level seems to be …

Comment on NAIDOC celebrates the Wild Dog Story of Alice Springs by Maths.

This story at least on one level seems to be about entering this country Mparntwe without respect and trying to claim for your own.
This story was given by old Mr Stevens to be shared with kids and people living in Mparntwe it was narrated by Ms Stuart Kngwarreye Apmereke Artweye with every right to share it.
So many people have no respect for the Mparntwe Arenye people, few know who they are.
Some are trying to claim their country as their own, showing a lack of respect for their own grandparents and the country where they belong and no respect for the Mparntwe people or Arrernte law.
These people, and you might find a few of them down at Lhere Artepe, are continuing the process of invasion and colonisation. Where are your grandfathers from?

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