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.
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
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
On Shellharbour Rd to were we finished our day. – Noonie
My favourite scene on gladiator. Win the people heart and support and you well gain your freedom. Be the people champion.
On the walk, Monday. – Noonie
Day 337: 8pm
Day 337: 9pm
Day 337: 10pm
– Herbert Bropho
Day 337: 10.30pm
[Admin Toby] National Indigenous Times reports; ‘it is time for the Indigenous disciples of Constitutional recognition to turn their eyes to legislation’.
Michael Mansell adds: “I totally support the group that led the referendum push being an integral part of developing new legislation, provided some sobering lessons are learned.”
One of those lessons most notably: that the overwhelming objection to First Nations People being included in a colonial constitution is the assertion and need for regard of First Nations continued Soverienty.
Now it seems obvious the ‘Uphold and Recognise’ organisation will continue from the abandoned Recognise campaign. To further this are the events listed under their website: http://www.upholdandrecognise.com/events/
We on our way towards lapa today to see the mob out there. Also we running a bit late because I wake up with a cold guys but we on our way.
Day 334: 8.30am
Day 334: 9am
Day 334: 9.30am
On the 26th is invasion day and on that day should be called Remembrance Day remember how the White Australia colonized and took Australia from the Aboriginal original Australians the truth the one day around about the truth – Herbert Bropho
Day 334: 11.30am
The sydney morning herald newspaper written a stroy about the walk for justice and the walk into Redfern the block.
Day 334: 12.30pm
Day 334: 1pm
Finley got to meet you and it a great horour my brother Dylan Voller your strong and deadly brother standing up for our people. We must keep fighting brother until we get justice for you and for other who gotten injustice towards them. It time for justice to come forward and it time for change.
Day 334: 3pm
Day 334: 7.30pm
[Admin Luke] Clinton will be at Murrook Culture Centre, Williamstown at 2pm on Saturday, make sure to be there if you live in the region!
Day 334: 8pm
Hey all we just hit 5,000 follower on twitter today yyyyyyyeeeeeeeee please keep sharing and spend the message of Clinton walk for justice page guys. The more people know the bigger the walk get
Day 334: 8.30pm
[Admin Luke] ICYMI – Great piece from Clinton’s arrival in Redfern yesterday, by NITV
Good morning guys it another beautiful day of walking today. I be on BBC world news tonight at 9:30pm until 10:00pm to talk on they show on Skype about the walk for justice. If your follower from London please watch when I on show it will be 1:00pm your time in London. It well be a half a hour interview and the BBC world news have 44million view. It is to let the world know about the walk for justice and why I have when on this amazing journey in the first place with a team of amazing people.
Day 333: 10am
This is the home of the homeless on Heirisson island it was a quiet day and then the next day the police raid. – Herbert Bropho
Looking around off the road today, I just love the Countries we have been walking through and for me some riding the bike as well. Love it. – Noonie
Day 333: 11am
Hey from sydney and surrounding areas we be in Redfern today at 3:00pm please come a long and meet me and my team. It will be a day to remember
Day 333: 11am
Stood right in front of the right squad and no one else was standing with me the only people was there standing was the West Australian media and the West Australian police and myself I confronted him face to face I didn’t run I will straight up to him and stood in front of me they had guns and they was ready for war but I stood my ground always was always will be Aboriginal land – Herbert Bropho
Day 333: 1pm
Thanks NITV 🐾👣👍
Day 333: 2pm
After a walk today we are heading for Sydney. – Noonie
Day 333: 2pm
Hey everyone we on our way into Redfern now. The only think is we running a bit late we just made it into Sydney and we going to drive to Redfern so we don’t what people to wait. I hoping we be there before 4:00pm guy. If not we be there before 4:30pm guys sorry about this running a bit late.
Early this morning. I never had the earge to howl at it. But I have. The dingos do sound a lot better than me, after I had turned off my alarm early one morning in the west, the dingos howling started first one, then two then three, soft and a gentle howling, no sound of aggression, just an answer to a strange sound of music they have never heard befor. Bitter sweet, they had heard the sound of the violin. They must have like it. They have good tast in music. – Noonie
Day 332: 5.30am
Day 332: 6am
Clinton’s Walk For Justice calls for support rallies and events to be held all across the country on September 3, as Clinton’s big Canberra arrival event is held.
We’ll be calling on the Governor General to meet with Clinton and begin discussions about treaty – sovereign to sovereign.
We encourage all people – from the cities all the way out to the remote communities – to take part in a national day of action to push for treaty and address issues of injustice faced by both Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
Some event ideas you could use:
A big bus-ride to Canberra!
Convoy to Canberra!
Organise rallies in your city or town!
Hold big gatherings,
Do a dance for justice,
Put up posters and banners in public,
Write letters to the Governor General and mail them all together on Sept 3
Or maybe do your own walk for justice through your town!
And make sure to create your local events on Facebook and let us know about them through the Clinton’s Walk For Justice Facebook Page, we’ll help you spread the word! You can even make us co-host if you like!
Non-Aboriginal people – it’s time to stand up in support of treaty and justice for Aboriginal people, come stand with us.
Help us finally move this country forward.
Democracy in Colour have organised a series of buses running from major cities to Canberra for this event. It is ticketed and we will be updating as we hear more. Check the Facebook Events page for more details.
Please also see this post from Admin Lisa RE Tent Embassy Camp Rules and What To Bring.
Day 332: 6am
Day 332: 8.30am
Got a email from The Museum of Australian Democracy.
I work at the Museum of Australian Democracy, based at Old Parliament House, across the road from the Aboriginal Tent Embassy in Canberra.
Clinton we’ve been following your journey with great interest and we’re all excited about your arrival in Canberra, especially now you’ve named the day.
We’re a museum that collects items that, amongst other things, represent people’s efforts to bring about better conditions for people and raise awareness of different issues.
I’m contacting you to see if you would be interested in donating something to the museum from your walk. We would love to be able to display something that tells visitors to the museum about your journey and what you were aiming to do. We’re thinking about something like one of your many pairs of worn out runners, or a flag or banner, or maybe something that someone gave you during the journey.
If you’re is happy to do this we could do a handover on the day of your arrival, when I imagine media will be there, to add another dimension to your arrival, or we could do it in the days afterwards, depending on what demands there are on your time.
Day 332: 11am
BBC news from London has email me asking to do a live interview over in London on Skype about the walk for justice. They most of gotten the story from The New York Time. The BBC news in London has over 44million follower. If I do it I know the British government and royal family will be watching it. The three think I be letten BBC news is that.
Opinions.1 = It time for the crown to had back the country of the land down under to the sovereign ower of this land we live on. It is because this country was never your in the first place your systems is a illegal and there is no treaty in place.
Opinions. 2 = On the behalf of my people and the Australian people we call on the Crown to come down here to deal with this matter we have with the Australian government because the Australian government is no long a sovereign British parliament. It now a Australia corporation government sin 1972 and this government put this law in place without putting it into a referendum for the people to vote on it and they a not following original constitution law.
Opinion. 3 – On the behalf of my people the sovereign people of this land. We call on the crown to Finley come forward and to ask for represent on the behalf of the crown to come down to the land down under to talk about treaty between us and the crown.
We what to move this country forward and we as a musculature people what the crown to hand back this land to Sovereign people an leave as friends. But we what governor general practice to be place by a governor culture council who is run by Sovereign elder’s and there be chairs for none indigenous. So the power is given back to the people and that this government should be over seen by the people.
This what the people of the land down under what.
Day 332: 12pm
Day 332: 12pm
Join us for an afternoon tea, enjoy the children’s dancing act
& meet Clinton Pryor on his quest for justice walking from
Western Australia to Canberra in protest against the forced
closures of Indigenous communities.
Day 332: 1pm
We should be free like the white population an we black of aboriginal blood wish to have our freedom for all our life time.
– William Barack 1860 photo taking from wurrundjeri people –
Day 332: 1.30pm
Wednesday the 9th start of the walk to near Berry. – Noonie
Day 332: 1.30pm
The Spirit Walker is coming on a special trip Worimi country, he’s very excited to meet everyone here in the Newcastle & Hunter regions to tell his story, listen to a man that has crossed the land so he’s voice can be heard, be part of his spiritual journey, not only is he your voice to his own country but he is a voice to all of us to call the land home.
• There will be a welcome to country
• Your chance to meet with Clinton for some Selfies 😉
He’s completely crowd funded and he’s here is our guest in Worimi Country everyone is welcome, and please if you could Bring something to help his cause and get him to Canberra.
There will be donation buckets – money is okay but he really needs is gift cards for Groceries, Clothes and Fuel for his Road Crew.
He looks forward to coming up on a special visit, so let’s make some noise.
I just wanted to thank aunty Merryn Apma an aunty Cheryl Davison, wally Stewart and Kenny Campbell for organising everything in Tilba Tilba town and organise a raffle tickets that rise upto $875 dollars to help us continue our walk towards Sydney an then Canberra.
Also I what to thank everyone for going fishing an getting a lot of sea food for everyone so that everyone have something to eat on the day went we made our way into Tilba Tilba town on Yuin country area.
In the raffle tickets that when on sale was three prise win.
The first prize winner go to Cheryl Moreton.
The second prize winner go to Carol Andrew.
The third prize winner go to Lyndall majnusseson.
We what to thank every one for paying a ticket to enter the raffle and also help rise some money to help us on our journey. Thank you everyone for coming our yesterday and coming our to walk with us an having a talk about why we doing the walk for justice for.
On the road again we now heading towards Batemans Bay town it well be a two day walk. We be getting into Batemans Bay by tomorrow night. If people a looking for us we are walking on A1 hwy towards Sydney Redfern.
I found a a bit of magic on the side of the road, but I could not get it to work. – Noonie
Day 320: 1pm
It time for thing to change and the time is now. I have come a long way and I’m now close to the end of this amazing journey we all come on together. We must now come together to stand for truth and justice or we be at this for year to come. I ask all my people and none indigenous people to meet me in Canberra when I get there or organisae national rally cross this country when we reach Canberra to rally for justice and for thing to change.
– The spirit walker –
Day 320: 1.30pm
Australia needed a treaty with its Aboriginal population giving elders more control over their people, which would help address inequality and issues that the Indigenous people faced every day.
Many in the Aboriginal community had lost faith in the “Recognise” movement and just wanted a formal treaty in place, giving them the rights they needed to improve their lives and future of the race.
“It should have been done in 1788, 229 years ago and we are still waiting for it to happen,” he said. “The most thing I worry is see a lot of my people living homeless, watching the land being destroyed and my culture dying out.”
Day 320: 1.30pm
On our way and walking. – Noonie
Day 320: 1.30pm
Please have a read from Narooma news it about the treaty I talk about.
Up to our lunch stop. – Noonie
Day 320: 2.30pm
[Admin Toby] Rally for David Dungay in Sydney today with the families lawyer from the National Justice Project Mr Duncan Fines (last picture)
Be informed, be involved, be inspired Land rights. Our land is our library and our home an we have every right to fight for justice and for change.
Day 317: 11.30am
Day 317: 12.30pm
Off out of Bega and now on out way towards Tilba Tilba town. We be getting there by tonight. It a 63km walk but I hoping we get by tonight.
Day 317: 2.30pm
We have left Bega and on our way. – Noonie
Day 317: 5pm
From Bega to our pickup, 25th of July. – Noonie
Day 317: 5.30pm
Day 318: 8am
Rip peace Yunupingu I remember as a young fella I love listening to your music and the song you made. You sing like a angel an touch people heart thought your music. You Sing your song thought traditional language and put it to make the world understand our beautiful language. Rip Yunupingu.
Sending our love and pray 🙏 to the Yolngu people up in East Arnhem land at this hard time of the lose of a beautiful singer.
Day 318: 11.30am
Day 318: 2pm
Day 318: 2pm
Some one uploaded this on twitter to our page Clinton walk for justice unbelievable it look amazing and deadly. A picture that signal justice, truth, unity, change and peace.
[Admin Gee] Thanks to @Biggy1883 on Twitter for this!
Day 318: 2.30pm
We have just past through Cobargo on our.walk to Canberra. – Noonie
More of our walk and a goodbye to Joe Williams, thanks for the company. – Noonie
Day 318: 5.30pm
I wanted to thank you Joe Williams brother for coming out to spend two day out with us an having a yarn, camping and walking with me to support us on this amazing walk we doing. I hope see you in Sydney Redfern for catch up or in Canberra.
Brother Joe dose a lot of work with youth an mentoring with a lot of our people to help them get thought life with depression and he also dose suicide prevention to bring out awareness about the issue that affect community from suicide.
Please show your support to Joe to help stop suicide in community
The team and I wanted to thank you brother for joining us and supporting to get the word out about the walk for justice. Hope to see you in Sydney brother.
The mountains were covered in a smoke haze in the distance. The opening in the clouds aloud the sun to beam the light down, also along the slope.
That evening we had a visit by our two walkers Moureen and Ileine (hope my spelling in right) sister’s. Once again a story of a life in the bush to evade the Government process of taking children away.
Then came their story of life on their Country and the struggle with Government over the land on their Country. The same process and talk from Perth to Cann River. I had also received a photo to pass on. I have chosen this opportunity to pass it on.
The photo is a heart with the First People’s, Colours, of the First Nations of this Continent. The heart represents the Mother’s love. Mother to children, children to Mother and one of Country and the Earth. Culture. The impact of the Empire is still been used today, the Mother’s are still suffering today.
Theses two sisters, soft speaking women talk and speak the same, as all the people across the Continent. A great Continent of people’s with, an out dated Government values, that are not representing the people. – Noonie
Saturday 15th of July on our way to the border on the Monaro Highway. – Noonie
We crossed the Cann River a few times today, we picked up a walker and missed out on a lunch break. – Noonie
How far I have walk now not far to go know Sydney here we come. I be saying I walk it from Perth to Sydney and than from Perth to ccccaaaannnberra. Walk about 4,700km and 9month of walking soon to be 10month. I’m the spirit walker
Finley bump into Michael long the man who done the long walk from Melbourne to Canberra. We had a good talk about think and we both going to seen if he would likd to walk with me when i reach canberra. So in time i hope we can organising somethink down the track before entering canberra and see if he would like to walk with me.
Thank you micheal long for having the time to take a photo with me.
Why dose it feel like this walk it self is now the last hope for my people and for this country it self, that the walk it self is now a voice for those who voice is not been heard.
Day 272: 6.30pm
Well this Tuesdays morning we well be leaving melbourne city and start making our way soon towards Sydney. Redfern well be the second last spot before we make our walk into canberra. We dont know what going to happen when we get into canberra, but we do know it well be something to remember.
Day 272: 10pm
I be rising my fist in the air when i walk into canberra to the old parliament house at the original embassy. Then i well walk down the road with my fist in the air walk straight pass the new parliament house down the road to the governor general house with the people to tell this devil men in suit how it is. The governor general better be ready when we all ruck up like a big wave of people. Canberra here we come with justice on our mind.