Victorian Government Indigenous Honour Roll Induction
Thursday 29th November. Inductees include renowned Elders Uncles Reg Saunders, Banjo Clarke and Reg Blow who were nominated by Reconciliation Manningham Secretary, Jim Poulter, collaborator with them on many projects, documentaries and books over several decades. More details TBA.
Manningham Multicultural Festival
Saturday 17th November, 9am-4pm. Municipal Gardens, George St Doncaster Reconciliation Manningham will provide same activities as at Finn’s Festival.
Finns Family Festival
Sun 11th Nov. 9 am – 4pm. Finns Reserve Cnr Templestowe & Union Rds.
Reconciliation Manningham’s stall will provide face painting by John Baxter, other children’s activities, a display on local indigenous and pioneer history, information on Reconciliation Manningham activities and reconciliation issues, and books by local author and historian Jim Poulter.
Melways Ref. 33 A4 www.manningham.vic.gov.au/action/EVENTSDESC?s=908216001,svEventsID=90067,pc=EVENTSLIST
“A Decision to Discriminate” -
Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory.
12 Noon Wed, November 7th Melbourne University Bookshop with Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Alyawarr/Anmatyerr Elder, from Utopia.
This new book is an important historical record that focuses on the Senate Committee Inquiry into the Stronger Futures legislation. Through the use of direct quotations, it shows how the Government decision-making process chose to ignore the views and ideas expressed by many Aboriginal people of the Northern Territory communities in much the same way as has happened since colonisation.
Book Launch – 12 noon Wed, November 7th Melbourne University Bookshop, with Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Alyawarr/Anmatyerr Elder and ex-mayor of Barkly Shire, from Utopia which is now a prescribed area under the NT Intervention. Also, Prof Muriel Bamblett AM, CEO Victorian Aboriginal Childcare Agency, the Honorable Alastair Nicholson AO, RFD, QC former Chief Justice Family Court Australia.
RSVP 03 9415 7164 (leave Message)
Melways 28 C7
Book order form from: www.concernedaustralians.com.au.
Cost is $15.00 plus $5.00 delivery. No postage for orders of 5 or more.
THE 1000 WARRIORS ARE COMING!!!
1000 WARRIOR MARCH
CALLING ABORIGINAL AND ISLANDER MEN to Reclaim, Respect & Protect.
Aboriginal and Islander men will be marching through the streets of Melbourne in harmony to Reclaim, Respect & Protect.
Date: Saturday 3rd November 2012
Time: The March will begin at 11am
Venue: The Fig Tree, Cnr Gertrude and Nicholson St, Fitzroy
Family, friends and supporters are invited to meet the Warriors at the end of the March to show support and encouragement at Birrarung Marr on the north bank of the Yarra River, next to Federation Square.
(The Warriors are asking Families, Friends and Supporters to show their support and encouragement by meeting the Warriors at the end of the March @ Birrarung Marr, on the north bank of the Yarra River next to Federation Square.)
The inaugural Rock for Recognition Concert headlined by Dan Sultan features sultry songstress Leah Flanagan, and the genre-jumping PBS DJ Ken Eavel – to raise awareness and promote the need for recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in the Australian Constitution
November 8, The Corner Hotel, 57 Swan Street Richmond VIC 3121
Tickets $30 Bookings: www.dansultan.com
WORLD MATTERS 2012
Silence is Betrayal
ELTHAM Bookshop, Diamond Valley Oxfam, Nillumbik Shire Council & Montsalvat invite you to a celebration
of A Song Book by Ruby Hunter and Archie Roach, illustrated by Ruby Hunter. This session will include a documentary and a special performance by Archie Roach
Sunday 21st October
At the Barn, Montsalvat, Hillcrest Avenue, Eltham 3095
For session times, ticket costs and booking details for this and other equally inspiring sessions open attached World Matters 2012 programme
Australian Booksellers Association Text Publishing 2012 Bookseller of the Year
970 Main Road, Eltham
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