Good morning guys here the video from BBC world news that they playing all day on they channel to get the Clinton walk for justice out to the world. The one man march for indigenous rights, who well soon have thousands marching with him in Canberra.
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I quick shout out to family who marching today at 1:00pm back at home in Roebourne town Pilbara country area. If you live around the area family an friend please go and march with everyone today. This About justice and it the right time to get justice for our people in the Pilbara area an across the country.
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[Admin Toby] Senior Constables Larkin & Thompson of the Mittagong NSW Highway patrol congratulating Clinton and wishing him well on the walk
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Keep donating guys we all must there guys an we need all the help we can get to Canberra and then the long journey back home to Perth.
[Admin Gee] We may have finished collecting donations to support The Walk For Justice but Clinton is now preparing to head back to Canberra for the November 4 National Gathering and is taking 5 Noongar Elders with him.
[Admin Toby] Thankyou for all your work Barry McKay 😄👣
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[Admin Luke] In case you missed it when we posted an image of the physical paper version… Article from the Sunday Times
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[Admin Luke] BRISBANE FOLK: There are LOTS of tickets still available on the bus from Brisbane to join Clinton in Canberra. We really really need to fill these seats up so PLEASE BUY A TICKET and come along!!
You can also buy #PayItForward tickets for people who can’t afford their own.
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[Admin Gee] The Team are currently attending a Welcome and a School Visit but will be resuming the walk today from the Mittagong Hotel, walking towards Goulburn along the Old Hume Hwy and probably the M31.
Will update as we hear more!
Day 353: 10am
[Admin Luke] Good news, the Governor General will definitely be in town and available to meet with Clinton on Wednesday next week…..
We just might need to raise the pressure a bit to get him to actually come out and have a proper meeting with Clinton and the Elders at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy
More info soon.
Day 353: 1pm
[Admin Luke] Just got another reply from the Governor General’s office. He’s refusing to come out and discuss issues with Clinton and Aboriginal Elder’s at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy. Instead his office insists only on a 1-on-1 conversation, and only up at Government House.
I think it’s time for you all to give their office a phone call and politely ask the Governor General to come out and meet with Clinton and the Aboriginal Elders at the Aboriginal Tenty Embassy on September 6.
Here’s the number: (02) 6283 3533
Where is the respect for Sovereign First Nation people?? Clinton has walked 5500km, Elders are traveling from across the country and the Governor General refuses to come out and hear their stories and take their messages for the Queen??
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[Admin Toby] 8 people on the walk today 😃👣
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All my life I had a dream to make a difference in this world an now I getting closer to the end of the most amazing journey I could ever done in my entire life to archive some thing good that we’ll go down in history for ever.
We have been dropped off a Pheasants Nest Service Center 711. Heading to Canberra we are walking into the traffic. – Noonie
Day 352: 11am
[Admin Gee] Roebourne will be walking in support of Clinton this Thursday! Check out the event if you are in or around Roebourne.
Don’t forget to send in your pictures!
Day 352: 11.30am
[Admin Gee] Looking to catch up and do some walking with Clinton before Canberra? There are some details in this video, plus a little chat about the previous week.
We’ll keep you updated as we hear more.
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After waiting patiently for Clinton to show him her new supporters jacket, it’s all about Rosie now 🐾
I know some people my thing I crazy about a story I going to tell you. It may come truth or not. But I had very strange dream last night. It was not any other dream I had before. But it was the first dream I ever had in my entire life on this earth.
This dream was something I we’ll remember for a long time. In my dream last night there was this old lady, I mean a old lady. But this old lady was not any old lady I seen before. This old lady came down from the sky and I was shocked to see this old lady coming down from the sky. I ask this old lady who stood in front of me who are you. Please don’t say I crazy or this bloke is going of he head.
But this old lady look at me and said I’m GOD, yes she said she was GOD and no joke she said this to me. I stood still and was shakeI ask her your GOD. Why are you here on earth she told me she was upset with the world and how it is today. I said to her GOD why are you here she told me she here to out judge the human race and how the world been sinin all this time.
I explain to her about my sinin an my wrong doing ever since been on earth. Than I started telling her about how the human race didn’t not understand because the human race don’t know if there is a GOD or they mute not know you excise. They only know about GOD because Jesue walk on this earth 2,000 year ago and now it 2,000 year later people may believe the bible or not believe the bible because the human race never seen what GOD look like. It because no one never mean GOD on this earth only though Jesue teaching.
She look at me and said yes she understands. I ask her a other question your GOD but your mother earth to. She said yes I’m GOD an mother earth. That when I realise it was Mother earth she was upset how the world is. She than told me that she believe in me and my people to Change the world way of thinking and what to give the people on earth the time to change to become better than what they know now.
She said I believe in you and I believe in the people who stand true to them self by looking after the earth it self and not a loud greed an money to brain wash them and to be more greedy. I told her I understand what must be done to change the world and she said though peace, harmony and unity. It is the only way the world can come better and not though war, violence, power and greed. I understood said thank you and then she when back up to the sky and disc her pied.
I never hand a dream like that before in my life meeting GOD mother earth. We all know it said GOD can come down in different human bees and this was the first time I seen this in my dream. Now I know what need to be done the earth it self is sick and the human race need to change it way before she unleash her anger on us all for doing wrong by her. But to do it in a way that it is time for this government and leader around the world need to listen to first people of the country before think get worse.
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[Admin Lisa] Location Update for Saturday the 26th.
Clinton’s Walk for Justice has left the Wingecarribee and are heading to the Yurtfarm in Goulburn, to set up a base for Clinton.
Yurtfarm will be the basecamp for the next few days.
Day 349: 11.30am
Clinton’s Walk for Justice has left the Wingecarribee and are heading to the Yurtfarm, Goulburn in Monaro country, to set up a base for Clinton to complete his walk to Canberra, Sun 3rd Sept 2017 👣💛👣❤️👣#clintonswalkforjustice Thanks go to Peter Swain & Jo Albany for arranging a comfortable base for Clinton’s Walk for Justice 💛👍🏼❤️
Good morning all calling out for assistance for LR licence drive to help drive the second Clinton walk for justice shuttle bus and to help people walk and rest on the bus. I need this LR licence drive by today this afternoon because tomorrow we heading of down the road to get closer to Canberra. We are in Mittagong town if people need to know where we are. So please if anyone that has a LR licence to help please message me thought Facebook message or on Clinton walk for justice page thank you.
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[Admin Luke] Do you live in Queensland and want to join Clinton’s Walk for Justice in Canberra for the big celebration on September 3? Well Democracy in Colour have organised a bus trip from Brisbane!
Tickets are subsidized and will be very popular, get in quick though because they may sell out fast!!!
Word been going around saying I going to treaty with the government. Who said I was going to speak about treaty to the government. People thing I dont know anything try as many. When I have said I going to the governor general and speak to the represent of the crown to talk about treaty between two Sovereign country. I only going do that if only all the serious elder’s who a coming agree on it. If they say no I not going to do it. I listen to my elder and follow culture way and not lising to other people agenda to change my view on what I trying to do. I getting sick to death with people jumping the gun with non-think never happen yet. People need to pull up and think for a sec. I have organised a big meeting in Canberra with everyone when they arrive to talk about issues and what need to be done to start moving thing forward. The topic well be talk about treaty and what tip of treaty need to be done to make sure to save our culture, lore, land and most of all to getting think done so we can help our people an the future generations. There be other talk about issues but like how I said I not going to do anything without elder and everyone else agree on thing.
People trying to hijacked my walk to push for they agenda. I also going to speak out about this people trying to hijacked my walk. I have walk a long way from where I have started to now people should respect that. I be speaking out for justice for those who never got justice for love once, community that a living in 3rd world condition, community that been close down like my family community was close down and half of my family die living on the street and other issues we collected ever sin been on the journey. This walk was never easy it is a hard road to walk on but at less we know now I getting closer coming to the end of this amazing journey. People should respect what I have done and not go jumping the gun when you should know none thing have not been done yet. But remember who the person walk all that way Clinton walk for justice.
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[Admin] Coming from Sydney ?
Did you know Democracy in Colour have arranged for transport to Canberra.
Tickets are selling, so be quick
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[Admin Lisa] Welcome to the Event Page for the final days of Clintons Walk for Justice.
This page is where you will need to check in, we will post daily about where to join the walk, what progress is being made and any other important information that we feel you need to be aware of. Please read the current expectations:
👣 Joining the walk 👣
What you need to bring :
You will be responsible for your own food, camping gear, water, money and any other costs incurred while walking.
We would love you to bring your commitment, your sense of humour and your deepest respects for what Clinton has achieved in the last year and how important this last final part of his walk is.
We want to keep the fires burning, so if you are coming to the Aboriginal Tent Embassy please bring some wood to offer, funds for yourself and a sense of unity and purpose.
We want to use this opportunity to remind people that Clinton is THE ONLY spokesperson for his Walk for Justice .
We will not tolerate any unsociable behaviours, drugs and alcohol are not appropriate or acceptable and you will be asked to leave if any of these basic courteous rules are not followed.
Everyone is welcome to join in but it is up to you to work out where, when and how.
There are buses available for people who may be having a tough day or just want an easier day, the buses can also be used to store your camping gear on during the day so that you are free to walk.
The Admin Team are flying over to join you all next week and we want to take this opportunity to thank you all for your help and support in getting us over there. It is really appreciated and we couldn’t have done any of this without you !!
Day 347: 12.30pm
[Admin Lisa] Coming from Melbourne ?
Did you know Democracy in Colour have arranged for transport to Canberra ?
Tickets are selling, so be quick
[Admin Toby] This time last year was the 50th Anniversary of the Wave Hill walk-off, which is commemorated every year by a festival at Kalkaringji and Daguragu. This video clip captures the parade on the path of the walk-off, concert and fireworks to a live edit of ‘From Little Things, Big Things Grow’.
On the 23rd of August Vincent Lingiari led the workers and families to walk off Wave Hill station and begin their seven-year strike. Initially, a strike against work and living conditions, it soon became a long campaign for the return of thier most sacred lands.
In 1967, Gurindji petitioned the Governor-General, claiming 1,295 km² of land near Wave Hill. Their claim was rejected. While Dagaragu would eventually become the first cattle station to be owned and managed by an Aboriginal community, today known as the Murramulla Gurindji Company, it took many years before the Gurindji achieved this.
In 1969 the Liberal-National CountryCoalition government was given a proposal to give eight square kilometres back to the Gurindji. Cabinet refused even to discuss the issue.
In support of the walk-off there were demonstrations and arrests in southern Australia and many church, student and trade union groups gave practical and fundraising support to the Gurindji struggle.
Vincent Lingiari, Billy Bunter Jampijinpa and others toured Australia, with the support of workers’ unions, to give talks, raise awareness, build support for their cause and have meetings with major lawyers and politicians. Frank Hardy recalled at a fundraising meeting, a donor gave $500 after hearing Vincent Lingiari speak. The donor – who said he had never before met an Aboriginal person – was a young Dr Fred Hollows the eye surgeon.
Hardy also records Pincher Manguari as saying:
“We want them Vestey mob all go away from here. Wave Hill Aboriginal people bin called Gurindji. We bin here long time before them Vestey mob. This is our country, all this bin Gurindji country. Wave Hill bin our country. We want this land; we strike for that.”
In 1975, the Labor government of Gough Whitlam negotiatiated with Vesteys to give the Gurindji back a portion of their land. This was a breakthrough in the land rights movement in Australia.
“I want this to acknowledge that we Australians have still much to do to redress the injustice and oppression that has for so long been the lot of Black Australians.”
The handback took place on 16 August 1975 with Whitlams speach and the famous gesture of pouring sand into Vincent’s Lingiari’s hand.
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Just got giving a possuim skin to wear to Canberra from the elder’s of Mittagong town. It look beautiful, amazing an it a honour to wear it. They giving it to me to wear it until I finish the walk off and I when I finish the walk i we’ll give it back to the elder’s in Mittagong. Thank you guys so much for this.
Our start to the day to our lunch break in Appin. 22nd. – Noonie
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[Admin Toby] Update: Clinton is approaching Mittagong today. 👣🐾
One of the buses will shuttle people from Campbelltown between where he is, and each camp site for the night. ⛺️
And the rules on the bus go round and round 😀🚌🎶 Pick up’s are along the main road only. No drugs or drinking – elders and children are priority 👍
Day 345: 12.30pm
[Admin Luke] Hey all, Admin Luke with a quick reminder that we’re still trying to raise enough funds to cover the cost of bringing the Admin Team and Uncle Noel over to join Clinton in Canberra!
We’ve almost made it all the way to our goal, just $1460 to go!!
That said, we’re also considering adding an extra $500 to help bring Clinton’s lady across to join us too..
After lunch through the Pass to the end of out day. – Noonie
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When you got little supporter and kids who look up to you as a hero to them. Also on top dress up like you and going to walk with you when you walk into Canberra. How cute is this little man. Thank you Danielle M Baxter for sending me this picture of your boy.
Our day on the 22nd of August, another enjoyable day in paradise. – Noonie
Good morning guys first I just what to thank Benchy from Busfleet Australia for helping us with two bus and use this bus to help everyone with the walk as we get ready to head towards Canberra.
I what to thank you Benchy from bus fleet for helping us and we well look after this bus very well until we finish the walk into Canberra. I we’ll let you know if we need a three bus. Thank you mate.
The other think I we’ll putting a update of what happening and where we are an how you can catch up by the bus picking you up. So please keep a eye out for the update when I go live for the final walk into Canberra.
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[Admin Toby] Transcription of David Suzuki at the National Day of Action, Campbeltown NSW. 30 October 2016.
“You see, the issue is not one of racism, its about a colonial mindset and the battles you are having here are the same battles we are having in North America and in South America and in Africa. A colonial mentality that is not interested in Mother Earth.
I am astounded at the fact that you – Indigenous people still exist on this Land after all thats been done to you and I thank you. I thank you because we depend on you now, we need your leadership and the way of seeing the world that you have.
You see we have been blanketed by a mindset that does not see Mother Earth but sees resources and opportunities and its become a very powerful force – I am not Indigenous but I am here to say I am with you – to battle, because I am against the same mindset.
Someone said earlier that you want justice; you can not expect justice from a system that is built on denying the biggest crime of them all, which was that people came here and took your land! How can you have justice from a system that was built on that great crime to begin with?
So what I say is ‘we are now in a battle around the world’. A battle against the mentality that no longer sees the Earth as sacred. That no longer sees the Earth as our Mother. The very source of our lives and our well being.
And this is not any longer something that only Indigenous people have, it is people like me, people around the world who are beggining to realise that to talk about sustainability means that the only people on the Planet that know about sustainability are the people who have lived in place for thousands of years. And through the mistakes and failures and successes of their Elders, understand deeply what it means to live on the Land – with the Land.
So I just want to say thankyou. Thankyou for hanging on despite the horrors of what you’ve lived through. Your hanging on to something and we non-Indigenous want to work and help you work – with you, because we’ve got to overthrow the mentality that is ultimitely destroying this Planet.”
Monday the 21st. Our walk into Mittagong. To be welcomed to Country. – Noonie
A good ending to the day at Mittagong. Good people an a great day this day. – Noonie
[Admin Toby] Janelle and Zach’s visit to Australia was a cultural exchange through a partnership between the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI) at the University of Wollongong, Waminda – South Coast Women’s Health & Welfare Aboriginal Corp., Welfare Aboriginal Corporation and Purdue University.
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Join us to celebrate Clinton’s arrival in Canberra and his meeting with the Governor General in the spot where The Walk for Justice began almost a whole year ago!
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Call out for help asap we need two driver who have LR licence to driver 22 seater school bus. There are two of them, we need this drive by today this afternoon to pick up this bus or one for now to pick up one of the bus’s and get the other one in the next couple of days. We leave Campbelltown tomorrow around 9:00am if you cannot make it.
I have decided to use one of the bus as a shuttle bus to pick people up and to drop people of if they what to walk with us where we are and when you finish walking with us we can drop you back to your town. The other one well stay with us for the hold day because to help people walk and need to rest.
Food, fuel, tent and blankets are cover. The only think you need is stuff for your self and the LR licence because you well be charge on the bus you drive until we get to Canberra. Please message me asap so we can organise something out.
We have two amazing drivers who have joined the team!
From the 19th out of Bulli to the end of the day’s walk for us. As well as where we were camped. – Noonie
The injustice this government has done to all of us shall no longer do injustice any more, that justice shall come forward to break it down to bring out the truth of freedom an unite.
That we has the olderst living culture on earth an we has a mulculture country of people who has different religious beliefs what to bring more to this country an the world it self to lead it in a new way of path where it shall show the true future of what we all wanted.
That it well bring this country together in working on a better way of a future for our child to live together in harmony an that no one shall no longer be left behind living in homeless an living in poverty. That mother earth shall shine an bring back the beautiful of this life we see every day in this world.
It is time for what we want and we have waited for a long time for this an the time is now to get it.
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The constitution is not broken it just that you people in politics don’t want to follow the rule book because you choose to be greedy an what power to control us.
The construction is for the people to give them the power to have a say when it come to laws, votes and who they want to lead this country.
I seen the old constitution the 1901 it has change from a government for the people to a government for the rich. We shall no longer be rule by the rich an that the power shall come back to the people.
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This is a tree in Wollongong, it has a lot of colour on it. – Noonie
Hey all please donate an support my admin team who work so hard behind close door helping with the walk I doing. I what them to fly over because they a my friend and family an they decide the respect of knowledge for the amazing work they a doing with the walk for justice.
This will also fly over two elder I know very well and who I what to come over to stand with me on the last leg of the walk.
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What I see in this picture haha lol
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It time to speak out.
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Friday, 18th. From Wollongong to Illawarra Escarpment. Bulli – Noonie
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Please donate to help finish the walk of and also we calling out for assistance to try get two bus to help us help all this people walking with us from Campbelltown to Canberra.
This is what going on the side of the bus’s guys what you think.
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Out of Wollongong on the 18th a long the road and some people we meet. With one walker who walked with us for a few ks. – Noonie
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Doing a call out for assistance for volunteers bus’s driver who have a LR licence. The bus a automatic and who what to come on a amazing trip helping eveyone who walking with us from Campbelltown to Canberra an who are up for a drive for couple week until the walk is finish. Please message me an let me know asap. Need this volunteers by tomorrow so we can pick up this to bus tomorrow night.