The government wants to bulldoze my inheritance: 800-year-old sacred trees

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To sit in a tree that saw your people birthed, massacred, and now resist is a feeling that the English language will never be able to capture

  • Nayuka Gorrie
  • The Guardian

Victoria’s settler colonisation has been a violent and traumatic ongoing series of events on both Aboriginal people and our landscapes.

Despite attempts to kill us off, assimilate us, we are still here.

This truth is a thorn in the colonial side.

As our physical human form persists, our land and our claim to it too remains.

Despite land theft, pollution, “development” and unsustainable white farming practices, sacred…

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