Day 340: Campbelltown

Day 340: 6.30am

Good morning guys it another beautiful day of walking today. Before we get into the walk today. I what to thank Robbie Hyde from Newcastle for organising everything when we went to Newcastle an doing the hard work organising BBQ, the event and letting everyone know we where coming to Murrook aboriginal community centre.

I what to thank Elders John Ridgeway for doing welcome to country at Murrook an welcoming the team an I onto they country. I what to thank Murrook aboriginal community centre for letting Robbie host the event at they place.

I what to thank everyone else for coming along to meet the team an I and also coming a long to support the walk for justice.

Thank you Robbie and everyone else at Newcastle for coming an showing your support.


Day 340: 7.30am

Hey all please come today to the event in Campbelltown. If you live around the area or know people from the area please let them know to come to the event today to meet the team an I.


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Day 340: 10.30am


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The start of our Thursday to Wollongong this, 17th of August. – Noonie


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Day 340: 12.30pm

BBC world news has come out to join us for today, I told them that I what to change the statement around to let the world know what we want has first people of this country we want our treaty and we what international pressure on the Australian government, the Britain government and the crow it self to give us our treaty.

So we can move this country forward, but learn from the country pass. So we do not make the same mistakes ever again in the future.


Day 340: 1.30pm


Day 340: 3pm

[Admin Toby] The deal will see the Wik nations partner with Legion Wealths to export wood from tree lopping in Aurukun, exported to the Asian market.

This venture will include building a saw mill in Aurukun to provide local Employment for Aurukun people.

Currently the wood is chopped down and burnt for land clearing by Rio Tinto Mining. Aurukun people want to recycle it & export it to make furniture and other products.

The Asain Market is targeted for the recycled wood with the trade deal also including replanting of trees and rejuvenation of country by Legion Wealths.

Quote from this article:
https://www.welcometocountry.org/wik-people-sign-historic-…/


Day 340

In Campbelltown at the Tharawal Aboriginal Community were Clinton had a warm welcoming. – Noonie


Day 340: 4.30pm


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Day 340: 5pm


Day 340

The Campbelltown welcome. More good people to meet and wonderful people throughout the Lands and Country’s. – Noonie


Day 340: 5pm

Hey all a call out for assistance with two bus to help us with the final journey to Canberra. I need some help if anyone can lend two bus to help us from Campbelltown to Canberra why because there going to be a lot of people joinning us for the last leg of the walk from Campbelltown to Canberra. We going to have people travelling from central desert, Alice Springs, Warburton, Wiluna, leonare, Laverton and other part of Australia a going to join us in Campbelltown for the final walk.

Why I need bus: We ask for two bus because we going to have a lot of elder’s, family and child a going join us from Campbelltown on would and if they get tired they can jump on the bus to rest.

I ask if any aboriginal organisations or anyone else from here at Campbelltown on would to Canberra to assist us with two bus so we can help all this people who joinning us. It be good if a aboriginal organisation can lend us two bus and when we finish we can take the two bus back to you after the walk is finish or if aboriginal organisation can pay for fuel that the bus they lend us and when we finish we can take it back to you. We also ask for voluntee to drives this bus and to assist us driving this bus two help everyone who walking.

We need this help asap because we going to have a lot of people walking with us from Campbelltown towards Canberra. Please message me if you can help. We leave Campbelltown this Sunday morning why because we just giving people time to get here before we start the last walk towards Canberra. It going to be pack with people walking with us towards Canberra.


Day 340: 5pm


Day 340

Along the road. – Noonie


Day 340: 7.30pm

A big call out if you can dance we need more young indigenous dancers to meet Clinton in Canberra show the government our many Aboriginal Originals then fill the council lawns let’s do it thank you.

Another big call out to all our friends and families if you can come to Canberra and support this young man Clinton is walking for Justice and for all let’s make it a big event so the government can stand up and listen thank you and see you there

Days 56-59: Tjukayirla Roadhouse

Day 56: 11am

14633112_1482640455085134_4279556362295860030_o“It is with great regret that we have had to withdraw from being a part of the Clinton’s Walk For Justice Team, due to some unforeseen circumstances. Big goodbye and good luck Clinton from Rayshell, Katelin and Gina.” – Georgina



Day 56: 11am

14915439_1883894415167079_8637040454924207682_nIt is unbelievable how this walk change me into a better person than what I was few month back. But I love it how I look now than back than. All got to do with becoming more than want you never think off.


What a amazing picture thank you Daniel for doing this.
What a amazing picture thank you Daniel for doing this.

Day 56: 1pm

This is what I look like before I started this walk for justice. A working class man.


Day 56: 4.30pm


Day 57: 1.30pm

[Admin Toby] At the beginning of the journey, Bernard Namok Jnr aka Bala B interviewed Clinton on TEABBA radio broadcasting across the Top End to all remote communities. Here some of Bala B’s ‘CountryMen’ volleyball team-mates proudly show their support!


Day 57: 6pm

14908225_1884606045095916_3232392658533933231_n-1When we was at Wiluna. This two statue is to honor the last of the nomad’s. The two old people who was find out in the Gibson Desert name where Warri and Yatungka. Warri and Yatungka were believed to be the last of the Mandildjara tribe of the desert nomads to live permanently in the traditional way. Their deaths in the late 1970s marked the end of a tribal lifestyle that stretched back more than 30,000 years.

I think about this two amazing people that they name well live on through out the century to come and that our people well know that this two were the last two people in our culture way. Who live the old way before our people change in to this modern world we live now. I still reading the book and I up to page 52 now and it starting to make me understand more about this two and how they live they life before passing on.


Day 57: 6.30pm

Well better rest up good tonight and watch a movie because tomorrow time to get back into the walk. We had our two day rest at the road house and it time to start getting back into the walk again to make our way to Warburton town than. Where we can rest up for other two days and have a talk with the elders and locals before heading off to Uluru. I cannot not wait to see Uluru. She going to be something to see from a long way. I’m just go straight to Uluru and hug it like no tomorrow.


Day 58: 11.30am

[Admin Lisa] We have said it many times now, but your support means everything to us, every post, like, share and comment helps to drive Clinton on. With such a long walk ahead, maybe now is a great time to share this post with you, written by the very talented Lynda. Thank you for sending this in, Clinton will love it.

14906841_1674252162885197_8750057346895803166_nClinton’s Crossing

A Nyungah man is walking cross Australia
A Nyungah, Clinton Pryor is his name
This south-west man is walking now for justice
He’s travelling and calling for a change
He’s walking from Perth across to Canberra
He’s walking, to get a message through
You might not know it ….
You might not know him…
But he’s walking Australia for you too
You might think a Nyungah walking in the out- back
Would hardly make a scratch upon a wall
But first week he got a call to say sorry
That the “Sorry” said had made no change at all
And as leader spoke to leader on the cell phones
The sun rose higher in the sky

A Nyungah man is walking his country
Walking proud… .and asking why
A Nyungah man is walking Australia
He’s one of the willing and the few
They’re walking all the way to Canberra
Where politicians do…. what they do
He’s gathering the stories of his people
And listening to the stories of the land
Sending out a daily record on his face book
So people in the city understand
Exposing the failures in the system
Learning of the sorrow and the pain
The growing list of promises broken
The struggle, always struggle with no gain
A Nyungah man is crossing Australia
And calling for a right to the wrongs
For an end to injustice and the failure
To find a way that we can all belong

A Nyungah Man is walking this country
He’s walking to get a message through
You might not know it ….
You might not know him…
But he’s walking Australia for you too.
Sometimes days without a signal
Solid road becomes dirt track
But TV News and film crews
Are now crossing the out-back
To Leanora, Laverton,
And Warburton as well
And Clinton’’s walk for Justice
Is the story that they tell
He’s walking in the heat of the desert
Through the centre and on past Uluru
You might not know it ….
You might not know him…
But he’s walking Australia for you too


Day 58: 12.30pm

[Admin Jake] One of Clinton’s friends and supporters had been discussing a pair of painted up steel capped boots for Clinton.

About two to three weeks ago, Marcia sent her finished artwork off from Queensland to her partner Wazza in Perth. Wazza and his Dad then drove the boots out to Clinton over the space of a couple of days, past Kalgoorlie and handed them over to Clinton. Below are a few beautiful pics that only just touch on the story.

The boots also accompanied a letter from Ngallagunda remote community which Clinton is reading in one if the photos, which they wish for Clinton to present to Mr Turnbull in Canberra.

Thank you to Marcia, Wazza and Wazza’s Dad and the Ngallagunda remote conmunity and everyone else that contributes to Clinton’s journey.

Much love! You are all fantastic!

15000587_1885086021714585_371776995511668234_o“These shoes were donated to bring the situation at ‘Ngallagunda Remote Aboriginal Community’ to the public. They have tried to silence us through threats and intimidation but the world needs to know what is happening on these cattle stations and how morally bankrupt people are actively and persistently working to take over our aboriginal run stations. If there is someone reading this who has any kind of legal or social background that can lend advise or time the mob at Ngallagunda will welcome conversation with you. Pm me and I can put you in touch with them. Thank you for all the kind words also. And Clinton, you’re a legend – you will go down in history.” – Marcia


Day 59: 7am

14956001_1886057158284138_7465810866718738344_n-1[Admin Toby] Orders for the first batch of Clinton’s Walk Supporter Shirts are open until Monday 14th November in order to secure your delivery for early December. Please visit the shop to order! Message or email for more details.


Day 59: 8.30am

[Admin] Check out some of the food the Tjukayirla Roadhouse puts on! Yum!


Day 59: 8.30pm

Followers of Clinton Pryor will be happy to hear they are setting off tomorrow to continue the Walk for Justice.

They’ve been here since last Thursday and have had to attend to some housekeeping/ car repairs etc. and I know they are as keen as to get going.

We’ve thorough enjoyed getting to know Clinton, Garry and Noonie and wish them all the best for the journey ahead.

Thank you Garry for present

Tjukayirla Roadhouse

Days 36 – 38: Trip to Wiluna and surrounds

Day 36: 10am

Just having a read about Through Spinfix and Sand to the Last of Desert Family. The book is based on a family of four who was the last of the desert people and was find in 1975. The other one is call the Last of the Nomads. It based on a story about a couple of the old people man and women. They was find in 1977 and they were the last of old people who live out in the desert.

The shire of Wiluna going to donate the book Last of the Nomads for me to read. When I have free time and something to do I read it. So it give me understand more about the desert people and how they live out in the desert area.


Day 36: 1pm

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Allan ASHWIN ,JUM ASHWIN, Garry ASHWIN ,Gary ASHWIN, Brendon ASHWIN, Randle ASHWIN ,Brendon ASHWIN JUNIOR,front row, Clinton Pryor , Victor Ashwin


North Pool, just North of Wiluna. – Noonie


14523140_1789138624675539_647329690011308864_nWe stop in it this community, they are working hard to keep it going. – Noonie


The old Wiluna hospital were Garry Ashwin and Jum Ashwin father Walter James Ashwin was born in 1934. The old hospital is getting a good work over and a face lift, a lot of work is been done there.


Day 37: 7am

14681821_1872527529637101_5358513353288732933_n-1Say hello to a baby Dingo. Wilum giving him the name Spider Man.


Day 37: 10am

14690952_1872522682970919_5581010495386681416_nGood morning all. All the way from the desert area at Wiluna town. It going to be a busy day today. We of to another community about 200km east of Wiluna to meet with the elders at this community. Also get they story about how thing being for them in the desert and see want being happen in this community.


Yellma boundary fence – Garry Ashwin


***WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES BELOW***

Day 38: 5pm

Hey guy we back in Wiluna after spending the night at Windidda Station with the local an elders getting they story and how the government is failing our people. I just wanted to thanks Roy Walker and Steven Walker for going hunting yesterday and getting us some meat more or less big bull for dinner and feeding us all. So Thank you brothers for getting us some meat for us all and giving us some meat for the road for Laverton to Warburton.

Day 35: (Rest Day) Leonora

12.30pm

14701001_1871563389733515_2110598595674445316_oOne of the things we love about Clintons Walk for Justice, is that its a community supported effort, we just couldn’t do it without you.

This amazing woman collected some donated trainers and hand delivered them to Clinton 🙂

Thanks Keesha for driving and delivering and thanks to Portia for donating some shoes.

– Admin Lisa 🙂


1.30pm

14681668_704015289748943_5486237069383031871_nWe just at Jill Adams Ashwin house resting up in Leonora town and getting think ready for our run to Wiluna tomorrow to kill more time before the crowd funding money to come through. Also to see the elders and local in Wiluna before coming back to Leonora on Sunday afternoon to start the walk to Laverton town on Tuesday morning. I just wanted to thank Jill Adams Ashwin for letting us rest at her place.


2pm

Looking good and healthy. It must be because of the walking making me more health and I look different that 1 month ago.


3pm

14364754_1199413616781845_5567417311141135005_nEveryone need to know with out Garry Ashwin, Jum Ashwin and Noonie Raymond. I would be still on the island or only made it half way. Without this three amazing and good man I wouldn’t made it to Leonora town. This walk is not about me and it not a one man army. This walk is a team effort and we are going to finish this walk as a team. This three amazing man are not just my friend’s, but now have become family to me. They well Always have my respect and are welcome to come over my place for a cup a tea or a coffee anytime after this walk is finish and a place to stay.


4pm

I was born as a warrior and I’m going to die as a warrior. The march I lead on Australia day this year in Perth and we march for change to bring the Australia people together. Aboriginal people and non Aboriginal was marching together for change on Australia day.