Day 338 & 339: Kiama

Day 338: 6am


Day 338: 8.30am

This is where we camped last night it remind me of a mission – Herbert Bropho


Day 338: 9.30am

This old man is for this country his local community – Herbert Bropho


Day 338: 10.30am


Day 338: 10.30am


Day 338: 11am

Clinton is walking from Perth to Canberra to raise awareness of
injustice perpetrated against Aboriginal People.

Join us in welcoming Clinton to Campbelltown


Day 338: 2pm

[Admin] Pic sent in by Greg on Facebook.


Day 338: 7.30pm

[Admin Luke] Hey all, Admin Luke here with another big announcement!

We’re finally launching a fundraiser to cover the costs of getting the Admin Team and two Elders over to join Clinton!

We’re hoping to raise $5900 – and all funds raised will got to covering the cost of flights, travel and meals for 6 people.

The six people are:

Uncle Herbie Bropho – who has already arrived, may decide to use the money to bring his son over.

Uncle Noel Nannup who will join Clinton in Canberra for the big event on September 3.

Plus Admins Gee, Lisa, Luke and Toby.

Click through to the fundraiser page for more details, and please help us get over to join Clinton & the team in Canberra!!

https://www.gofundme.com/clintons-walk-admin-elders

***UPDATE***

We officially reached our Goal for this fundraiser just this morning!

Thank you all!
(30/08/17)


Day 339: 7.30am


Day 339: 8.30am


Day 339: 9am


Day 339: 9am

Good morning guys it another beautiful day of walking today. I just what to thank people of Sydney for the amazing support and welcoming into Sydney Redfern the block.

I what to thank aunty Jenny Munro an her daughter Lorna Munro for organising everything in Redfern the event, food and welcoming to country in the block. Also doing a lot of the hard work to make sure the event when very well. I what to thank everyone else for coming to the event and welcome us into Redfern.

Thank you aunty Jenny an Lorna for doing all this for us and thank you, you mob from sydney for coming and showing support for the walk for justice.

I what to thank Kristen Parker the CEO of National centre of Indigenous excellence but now has left for helping us with accommodation in Redfern and making sure we had some where to stay.

The national centre of indigenous excellence don’t let any one stay at the place with out paying. But they have done this for us for free and the team and I what to thank you guys for letting us stay there.

Thank you everyone from sydney and thank you everyone from Redfern the block.


Day 339

Wednesday, from Kiama, it look like the rain mite have been with us today, then the rain was gone, the sun was here to stay. – Noonie


Day 339: 10.30am

I just what to thank the people of La Perouse community for inviting us out to the community an organise a event on the day we arrived out there.
I want to thank the La Perouse aboriginal community health centre for organising everything like the BBQ, event and welcoming to country. Thank you La Perouse aboriginal community health centre.

I want to thank the elder’s for coming a lone to welcome me an the team to the community. I want to thank the year 4 kids for singing songs and welcoming us into the community. I also want to thank the school kids and high school kids for doing a welcoming to country traditional dance.

I want to thank everyone else from La Perouse and other for coming and showing support for want we a doing an also I what to thank you all for the amazing welcome into La Perouse community.


Day 339 11am


Day 339: 12.30pm


Day 339

Wednesday the 16th, from Bombo to our rest stop, where we left the Princes Highway for a safer road to walk on Shellharbour Rd. – Noonie


Day 339: 2.30pm


Day 339

On Shellharbour Rd to were we finished our day. – Noonie


Day 339: 2.30pm


Day 339: 9pm


Day 339: 9.30pm


Day 339

Wednesday the 16th along the road. – Noonie

Day 300: Leaving Lake Tyers

Day 300: 10am

Walking out of Lake tyres mission with the mob to the entrance they call boomerang. It a deadly day to do beautiful walk.


Day 300: 11am 

At the boomerang entrance of Lake Tyres mission. We all walk it out to the entrance 


Day 300: 2pm

Now walking we be getting into Nowa Nowa town by tonight guys 


Day 300: 4pm

Leaving Boomerang for Lakes Entrance after a walk from the Community to the exit at the Boomerang, a good send off with a smoking. – Noonie


Day 300: 4.30pm

Leaving Lakes Entrance heading for Orbost, should be there Sunday night. – Noonie


Day 300: 6pm

Finley got my own Sovereign Tribal Original People Passport.

Day 299: Boomerang / Lake Tyers

Day 299: 4am

[Admin Gee] Click the picture to visit the original post and read the letter. Comments on the post also include addresses and alternative pollies.


Day 299: 7.30am


Day 299: 8.30am

I written a letter to the premier of Western Australia Mr Mark McGowan about going on the news to Announce to the public and community that the western Australia government are not going to close community down and that they have to work with elders an community leader to improve community life. On top I told them any law that is going thought parliament must go to the people to be put to referendum so the people can vote on it and that western Australia government must do the right think and work for the people because the people voted them in and they must do the right think an keep they promest why they was voted in the first place or you going to do the same think like former premier Mr Barnett. This is the Western Australia government reply to me please read and what you think?


Day 299: 9.30am


Day 299: 1pm

Lesson to be learn.

Aboriginal meaning= away from original.
Original meaing= Original person of this land.
First nation meaing= first people to the land. 
First people meaing= first people of the land since creation.
Traditional owner meaing= The attitude of buying and selling of the land.
Custodian meaing= Caring for country and for mother earth.

First lesson to be learn.


Day 299: 8.30pm

[Admin Post] In a heated NAIDOC line up of speeches in Darwin today, the focus was on the continued NT intervention. Clinton’s Walk for Justice feature two speakers and the DCC dance incentive creating awareness of incarceration: One Mob Different Country.

Auntie Josie Crawshaw of the ‘No Justice – Just Us’ campaign spoke about CDP – Community Development Program (which was CDEP – now minus the word “Employment”) work for the dole and Centrelink’s Mutual Obligation requirements. The reality of being breached is resulting in starvation, personal and family breakdown continuing as a serious oppressive situation of epidemic proportion in community right now – on our watch – before our very eyes in this day and age 2017.

Work for the dole with no Work Cover, union representation or superannuation is modern slavery, with the Basic Card and Income Management breaching human rights and basic human dignity. This together with suspension of payments in part decided on by privatised job network agencies is driving suicide rates, family breakdown and child removals, petty crime and arrests to unprecedented levels – the highest in the world.

Since the intervention, the paperless arrest judicary and punishment “lock em up” system is perpetuating the loss of cultural continuance, language, community and family kinship, totemic heritage and local ecological knowledge. This is continued genocide. Mutual Obligation and youth detention are forcing this generational gap as more people must move off country. The administration costs of income management and paternalistic punitive approaches from government policy could be going to more early awareness, education and community initiatives that encourage and facilitate incentive and reward in local enterprise and small business, land care, arts and cultural development.

Again and again we are calling on the government to listen and act together on the concerns of our Elders and community representatives.

John Lawrence spoke of the term JUSTICE. The opportunities the Royal Commission into Youth Detention have brought to highlight these injustices, the entrenched racism and perpetual genocide occurring in Australia, while this nation boasts of being one of the wealthiest contries in the developed world. Its position on the UN Human Rights Council is a joke Mr Lawrance said, the senior lawyer giving a personal case example of the consequences of locking up a 14 year old to whom every level of government including the Minister are continually complicit.

The stark reality is why the emphasis is going to building bigger prisons and detention centres when we could be building better schools with better education, better support and services in prevention, rehabilitation and training. He went on to acknowledge we are tired of words, policies and political tricks, calling Parliament House a junk yard, a circus and how important it is to keep standing together in the truth that Soverienty has never been ceded.

– Admin Toby

From Larrakia Nation website:

One Mob Different Country is a program that has been operating out of the Darwin Correctional Centre (DCC) for approximately 12 years. The program allows low-security Indigenous prisoners who have demonstrated good behaviour to take part in performing traditional aboriginal dances at events – including community, government and not for profit organisations. The dancers have been given permission from the Elders of the Beswick and Barunga communities to perform certain dances and songs from that region.

The name One Mob Different Country refers to the fact that the dancers themselves may come from different communities (different country) but they come together as a group to dance (as one mob). The dancers are not paid to perform. Instead the funds go to the Department of Correctional Services to support this enterprise program and others – for capacity building and creating a positive, sustainable future for those in the program.

Accompanied by live music of clap sticks and/or didgeridoo.

$1,950 (+gst) for approximately 15-20 minutes duration

http://larrakia.com/talent-view/one-mob-different-country/

https://nt.gov.au/…/priso…/one-mob-different-country-dancers

Bonus Video


Day 299: 4.30pm

The smoking and welcome to Country at Boomerang. – Noonie

Bonus Video: These birds came over the top of us as the smoking ceremony started. Circled two times then drifted away. Was good to see it happening.

Day 256: The Grampians

Day 256: 8am

Good morning i just wanted to say thank to the Barengi Gadjin Land Council for showing us around and welcoming us into they country area. We had amazing day yesterday We started at a mission called Ebenezee Mission, 1859 to 1904. Finished with a smoking, clearing ourselves of this day, for a safe journey. Culture is alive and well here, with Barengi Gadjin Land Council thank you for amazing day


Day 256: 9.30am

Just letting people know where we are. We are still waking on the Western Hwy to Melbourne. The next town we walking to is Grampians


Day 256: 9.30am

[Guest Post] My son Kane is so proud to be Aboriginal. He was so thrilled to have met Clinton Pryor and his deadly support guys Gary, Brett and Noonie. Proving that team work and Unity will get us on the right road to justice for people in this country, while giving hope and encouragement to our youth – Tanya


Day 256: 10am

I would like to have my say on this I would like to know who representing the Noongar nation the 22 country group and 40,000 of us. Those who got chosen to represent us must think about everything about the history and struggle of our pass in the south west against this government and before that. If is our council group the SWLSA council I going to let everyone know they don’t represent our people there where the once who try to give away our native title for 1.3billion but our people managed to stop it in the federal country so we keep our native title.

The think is as sovereign people we don’t what recognise from this corporate government because they not sovereign government no more and we don’t what to treaty with them. A treaty must come and only come from two sovereign nation group. If we treaty with this government we only have to look at the history of other country like our brother and sister in American and our New Zealand brother and sister what they going thought.

We must think a better way my people a cross this great land and there is a better way to save our culture, language, secret site our old people left for us to look after it and keep it alive. So hope our people in Uluru and other country group say no to recognise and say no to a treaty.


Day 256: 11.30am

Getting stronger and stronger every day on this walk. Making me think about all the community we been thought and everyone Else back at home in Perth and how family, our people, friends and other stood Strong and proud to fight for justice for our self and for every one else. We fought for our right as people and stood for our future to rebuilt after some much was lose. There well be a time when we rebuild what we lose not just for my people but for everyone else to who live here. That everyone shall live together in harmony and peace. But the future is for us to make something of if.

!!! The spirit walker!!!

Photo talking: Green lake


Day 256: 12.30pm

Leaving Horsham to our lunch break. – Noonie


Day 256: 1.30pm

– Garry


Day 256: 1.30pm

I just letting everyone know that we looking at doing a night march thought Melbourne on 6th next month there a lot of work going on behind close door but once we have it set we well let everyone know. But the walk for justice hopefully well get into Melbourne by the 3rd or the 4th.

Melbourne well be the power house for this walk. So keep following and watching for update about how we going to do this for Melbourne and that you well know where to go for the night march thought Melbourne.


Day 256

Along the road a bit of the country side – Noonie


Day 256: 4.30pm

[Admin] Please don’t go bombarding Garry with requests for this, we’re pretty sure he doesn’t do it for just anyone 😉


Day 256

From lunch to our camp – Noonie

Days 254 & 255: Horsham + Ebenezee Mission

Day 254: 12pm

Hey guys quick update just letting you know we back into the walk today and we be getting into Horsham town tonight around about 8:00pm today. We be in Horsham tomorrow for the day to see and be welcome to country by the council group from this country area. Also I top if people what to see us or what to say hello who are follower I be putting up a update to let you know where you can meet us in Horsham some where like a park. You all have a amazing day today.


Day 254: 6pm

– Garry


Day 255: 10am

Good morning guys it a other beautiful day today just letting people now keep donating we need all the help we can get to help us from here on would to Canberra and back home to Perth. Any help we can get well get us closer and closer to Canberra thank you guys


Day 255: 7pm

History lesson for tonight guys I mean to load this video up on Sunday night. This video a call the first Australia.

The first Australia Episode 3: Freedom for lifetime.


Day 255: 10.30pm

Our day had started in Horsham, then our visit to Barengi Gadjin Country and then the walk into Horsham. Another good day thanks to good people on this journey.


Day 255: 11pm

Today we had an amazing day thanks to the Barengi Gadjin Land Council. We started at a mission called Ebenezee Mission, 1859 to 1904. Finished with a smoking, clearing ourselves of this day, for a safe journey. Culture is alive and well here, with Barengi Gadjin Land Council. – Noonie

Bonus Video