Aboriginal diggers fighting for recognition of their service

Our nation have fallen short on all accounts when it comes to our treatment of our Indigenous servicemen and women. Pastor Denis Atkinson In our previous posts about an Indigenous perspective of ANZAC Day, we wrote about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander service men and women being discriminated against. Here is a link to Uncle John … Continue reading Aboriginal diggers fighting for recognition of their service

ANZAC Day from an Indigenous perspective – online resources

I posted recently three conceptualisations of ANZAC Day from an Indigenous perspective. This post provides a number of useful online resources based on these ideas. The War of ColonisationThe war of colonisation has not been recognised as a “war” despite the devastation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and cultures. Some useful resources:  National … Continue reading ANZAC Day from an Indigenous perspective – online resources

Exploring ANZAC Day from an Indigenous perspective

[Note: This post contains images, words and works of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who are now deceased]   We can understand ANZAC Day in relation to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in a number of different ways. Here are three ways of conceptualising Indigenous responses – 1) Challenge the authority of ANZAC … Continue reading Exploring ANZAC Day from an Indigenous perspective