Do we need protecting? I don’t think so.

Guest Post by Dr Uncle Stan Grant Sr AM The NSW Government is proposing language legislation for the protection of Aboriginal Languages in NSW. Undoubtedly the intentions are positive, but there are a number of assumptions in this proposal that need to be thought about carefully. I remember the weight of the word “protection”. It has a long painful history in NSW. I remember the 1950s and 1960s and a number of occasions when I felt humiliated because of the NSWRead more

Menindee Girl: The Story of my Life – Aunty Joyce’s book launch

Menindee Girl: The Story of my Life By Aunty Joyce Hampton 120 pages, 210 x 280 mm, full colour, paperback, retail price $60 Published by Sharing and Learning, Wagga Wagga Book Launch: 6pm Thursday 9th of February 2017 Wagga Wagga City Library Aunty Joyce Hampton, a senior Ngiyampaa Elder, is a quiet woman with a large story to tell. Aunty Joyce had no ambition to tell her story to the world. She simply wished to record her life and whereRead more