Important Update!

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Just need to let everyone know that I won’t be leaving this Friday on September the 1st to start the walk a cross Australia yet.I be starting the walk on September the 8th next week on Heirisson Island Matagarup Thursday morning at 10:30 am. I have some thing I need to do first and One of them is that one of my family member that look after me seen I was 7 year old and put me on the right path to help me become the man I’m today. Is going to Royal Perth hospital to have Surgery on her. She been on a Machine for the last couple year with no kidney’s because we have diabetes and heart attack runs in our family. So I going to the hospital on September 1st to make sure she o.k and make sure my younger brother and sister is o.k because she look after my younger brother and sister.

On top I want to go out to the Cemetery to see my mother and father grave yard to put some flower on they grave and have a bit of peace with them before I do my walking across this country. It being 2 year seen I been out there to put flower on my parents grave yard. So I going next week to see them before I go on my journey. Sometime you have to take care of your self and learn to be strong and grow up on your own. That want I did.

Clinton

Wandjinas…

Wandjinas are sacred.

kimberley_mapWandjinas are only found in the Kimberley region (north-eastern Western Australia), nowhere else in Australia.

They are deeply spiritual to the people of this area, the Mowanjum people, who comprise three language groups, the Worrorra, Ngarinyin and Wunumbal.

To these people, the Wandjina is the supreme Creator and a symbol of fertility and rain. Their ancestors have been painting Wandjina (also spelled wanjina) and Gyorn Gyorn (also called Gwion Gwion) figures in rock art sites scattered throughout the western Kimberley for millennia. This is the oldest continuous sacred painting movement on the planet.

Three Wandjina figures next to each other. Three Wandjinas painted by a contemporary artist of the Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Image used with kind permission.

Unique to the Mowanjum people, Wandjinas (pronounced ‘wannias’) have large eyes, like the eye of a storm, but no mouth. It is said they have no mouth because that would make them too powerful. They are often depicted with elaborate headdresses, indicating different types of storms.

To the Mowanjum people, the elegant, elongated figures of the Gyorn Gyorn depict their long-ago ancestors, before the Wandjinas brought the law. Gyorn Gyorn paintings in rock art sites have been dated at 20,000 years and are often over-painted with Wandjinas and other imagery. These figures are sometimes known as Bradshaws.

– Clinton

Bush Medicine…

13872917_670444396439366_156846143145813014_nFor last couple days I being doing a lot of research on Australia natural planet a cross the country and calling my Grandmother an Elders up to give me a list of bush medicine to help me on my trip.

Why I’m doing research on plants in Australia because if I get a sore tooth, infected wounds, feeling sick or I’m in pain. First Aid won’t help with thing like that and I cannot rely on the Flying Doctors because the Flying Doctors will take 2hours to get to us if some one is injured or has infected wound that could kill.

13876703_670444416439364_9137335699797431784_nSo making a book and putting picture of all Australia natural plant and bush mechanics in it and explaining next to the picture of the plant want it can do to help the body. I only doing this because I need to have a back up plan and might need to rely on my culture way and the old people teaching if things go bad out there.

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Clinton and Ian doing some research; Ian will be joining Clinton on the walk and is our expert on Plants.

Every Day is Leg Day…

“This want I like no one here just me. Tonight doing four hours of work out training until 6:00pm. Start getting ready for the walk a cross Australia.”

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Clinton started training last week!

In order to make this epic walk from Perth to Canberra, Clinton knows that he has to strengthen all his walking muscles.

From now on, every day is Leg Day for Clinton.

Start Some Good Crowd Funding – Now Live!

Good morning all

Just letting you all know that my crowdfunding page has being approve and now on line for those who want to donate and sponsor my walk across Australia from Perth to Canberra.

Please share and help me make this trip.

I only have 3 week left before I leave Perth and start the journey and walk for justice for the force closer of remote community in western Australia.

So spread the message and let every one know in this country that there a First Nation man traveling from the West to Canberra.

– Clinton

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