Sarah Irving

I do things with words, mainly English and Arabic

New article: Aboriginal Peoples Lose Rights and Mineral Rich Land in Northern Territory Intervention

From The WIP, April 2011:

“It wasn’t our dream to come and eat at the white man’s table, to work for the white man as a slave,” says Reverend Dr Djiniyini Gondarra, a Yolngu elder. Dr Gondarra is one of the indigenous voices heard in Our Generation, an important new film documenting the impact of the ‘Northern Territory Emergency Response.’ Since 2007 this government initiative has decimated the human rights of the Yolngu and other indigenous Australian peoples, collectively known to most of the world as Aboriginal peoples…”

Read the full article here.

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