Australian news, and some related international items

170 years since the massacre…  and finally its a win for Wirangu people.

Paul Wiles speaks with Wirangu Elder Jack Johncock & Elliston District Council Chairman Kym Callaghan

Listen to Audio on CAAMA Radio:

‘A South Australian Wirangu Elder says its a win that the word “massacre” will be included on a memorial plaque recognising the site where  a large number of his people were shot and driven over cliffs by colonial settlers in 1849.

‘While the Waterloo Bay massacre remains strong in the memory of the local Wirangu people,
the local Elliston District council has finally acknowledged that the truth must be told  after decades of refusing to acknowledge the massacre. … ‘


September 22, 2017 - Posted by | aboriginal issues, AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL

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