After 150+ years of colonisation in Mparntwe the Arrernte custodians …

Comment on Custodians decline meeting with council on gallery by Dr Ongo.

After 150+ years of colonisation in Mparntwe the Arrernte custodians are still here and still working to protect their country an culture. This shows enormous resilience.
Now they’ve come together as a group an made a public statement regarding a certain Indigenous cultural development on their land.
Wow. If the council can recognise and give them the respect they deserve as senior custodians, Apmereke-artweye and Kwetungurle, and support them in their wish that the development not happen at the Anzac precinct, it would be a great act of reconciliation and perhaps show the way towards how we should and what we could all celebrate on Australia Day.

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