"Walk With Us"
Aboriginal Elders Call Out to Australian People to Walk with them in their Quest for Justice
"A sequel to the highly regarded "This Is What We Said" (February 2010), “Walk with Us” (August 2011).
Beautifully illustrated, this hard-covered book provides a very important update of the current thinking about the Intervention. The book articulates the views of Aboriginal Elders who gathered in Melbourne in February 2011 as well as those of other leading Australians. Following her visit to meet with Aboriginal elders in Darwin, Navi Pillay, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights expressed her own concerns.
Elders are calling on the 'People of Australia' to walk with them as they seek the return of their basic human rights in their quest for justice."
Canberra – 8 September 2011 at 5.30pm
The Friends Meeting House, Corner Bent and Condamine Streets, Turner, ACT.
Jilpia Nappaljari Jones
Wed 14 September 2011 at 4.00 for 4.30pm
The Co-Op Bookshop, The Guild Village, Hackett Drive, (Hackett Entry 2) Crawley WA 6009
Speaker: Violet Bacon, Aboriginal Social Work lecturer, UWA
Melbourne – 30 August 2011 at 12.30pm
The Executive Lounge, First Floor, Alan Gilbert Building, Corner of Grattan and Berkerley Streets, Carlton.
The Hon Sally Brown AM Ret Justice of the Family Court, Former Chief Magistrate of Victoria.
Melissa Brickell, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Ecumenical Commission (NATSIEC) Commissioner for Victoria
Sydney – 1 September 2011 at 6pm for 6.30pm
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
Nicole Watson, Research Fellow, Jumbunna House of Learning, UTS.
Jeff McMullen, CEO (honorary) Foundation for Youth
Darwin – Time and venue yet to be announced
Book order form: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/media/WWU_Order_Form.pdf
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The above event was posted by WGAR as a community service, with the kind permission of Michele Harris of 'concerned Australians'.
The event is an initiative of 'concerned Australians' and as such WGAR is not the author of this event.
'concerned Australians': http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/