If anyone wants an Aboriginal cultural centre in Alice Springs …

Comment on Cultural museum for Alice: That’s how it could be done by Penangke.

If anyone wants an Aboriginal cultural centre in Alice Springs the first thing they should do is follow cultural protocols and talk to the apmereke-artweye and kwetungurle for mparntwe. Otherwise it’s gammon.

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Cultural museum for Alice: That’s how it could be done
You don’t share with someone who has no respect.


Cultural museum for Alice: That’s how it could be done
The apmereke artweye and kwetungurle are known. But they are seldom respected particularly by developers and government who look for yes men to support their plans and to foster the bickering and division.


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