Since whitefellas came here Erwin there is not a single …

Comment on A bridge too far? A tunnel may be the answer. by Dr Ongo.

Since whitefellas came here Erwin there is not a single Aboriginal person with unchallenged authority, however it is well documented who the apmereke-artweye and kwetungurle are, and these are the people who have a the right to talk for country.
Naturally the government and others often don’t want to talk to them, divide and conquer is their methodology. Also custodians often don’t agree to damage to their sacred sites and country.

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A bridge too far? A tunnel may be the answer.
There is a dam just south of the gap, some people call it a causeway. Anyone who has floated down the river on a lilo would know that the river slows and spreads as you come near the causeways. If they are lowered and especially if the couch and buffle grass are removed then the sand can wash through and the river will be deeper, allowing more water through quicker.


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And judging by this the CLP will fail to listen or take into consideration the views of the senior custodians for this place.
Tourism wants engagement with Indigenous people. Tourists want indigenous experiences but it will never happen when there is no respect for Indigenous people or culture.
That lack of respect starts in the halls of power and echos down onto the streets.


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