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Richard Trudgen, speaker at June 2023 commemoration
One of the many Yolgnu programs initiated by Why Warriors (for all current programs se whywarriors,com,au) founder and director Richard Trudgen. Richard is a fluent Yolgnu speaker, and based in Nhulunbuy. Richard Trudgen has been a pioneering figure in community education and development for over 40 years, of which the last 35 have been spent working … Read moreRichard Trudgen, speaker at June 2023 commemoration
Sunday June 12 2022 Commemoration Speaker
From the Gringai clan of the Hunter Valley Wonnarua nation, James grew up in Redfern and for 16 years was Curator of Koori History and Culture at the Powerhouse Museum. An experienced teacher, respected Koori historian and researcher and author (of the best selling Koori: A Will to Win), James was formerly President of the Aboriginal Studies … Read moreSunday June 12 2022 Commemoration Speaker
Sounds of Country Concert Sat. June 12th
An indigenous concert at Myall Creek celebrating the official opening of stage 2 of the Memorial, a cultural precinct with amphitheatre and Aboriginal garden and facilities, a $1.3m project funded by a NSW Government Create NSW grant, with generous assistance by Gwydir Shire Council. Details of the concert are on the banner above. Lunch can … Read moreSounds of Country Concert Sat. June 12th
Myall Creek Memorial 2021 June commemoration speaker – Lyndall Ryan
Click on picture above to read more about Professor Lyndall Ryan. Professor Lyndall Ryan is recognised as one of the world’s most influential historians. On Friday 11 June 2021, 2-4pm, organised through the University of New England, Henry Reynolds spoke at a webinar.
Myall Creek Massacre Episode – MADMEN
‘The path to our future passes through the past’. Interview with five committee members by Jonathon Fogerty and Simon Reeves.
182 years on, memory of the Myall Creek massacre more important than ever
A video has been released to mark the 182nd anniversary of the Myall Creek massacre after a commemorative service was cancelled due to COVID-19. Read the full story