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- About the origins of the phrase “Always was, always will be Aboriginal land.” In this short NITV article
- Article by First Nations writer Elen Van Neervan on the changing attitudes towards invasion day “Shifting Attitudes to Invasion Day Give Me Hope”
- And have a browse around Collection of Invasion Day articles | IndigenousX . IndigenousX is a First Nations Led media company. Heaps of stuff on there this is their archive about Invasion Day.
- Chuck on the Live stream of NITV via SBS on demand. NITV is the home of Indigenous storytelling, delivering Australia’s only national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander television news service. With programs that inspire, instill pride and lead to a greater understanding of Indigenous Australians and cultures, NITV helps all Australians to connect with our rich Indigenous history.
- Boe Spearim | Frontier War Stories – A podcast dedicated to truth-telling about a side of Australian that has been left out of the history books.
- Word Up | ACB Listen – In each episode, a guest chooses a word from their language and talks about the meaning behind it. They are like 5 mins each ep and super cute.
Do (Jan 26)
- Sydney’s Invasion Day Rally’ kicks off at 10am at Belmore Park, where people will march from the park through Sydney’s CBD.
- The annual Yabun Festival at Victoria Park from 10am to 6pm. Yabun will provide live music, market stalls, panel discussions, children’s activities, and performances.
- Blak Powerhouse is back for another year at the Powerhouse Museum from 5pm.
- Time out has got a decent list of things to do as well and I recommend searching your local council pages to engage with mob close by.
January 26 is a complex day for a lot of First Nations people remember to take care of each other and be kind no matter where the conversation takes you.