Reconciliation News: May 2022

The National Reconciliation Week edition of Reconciliation News explores this years theme, Be Brave. Make Change.

2022 marks 30 years since the Mabo decision, Meriam woman Nancia Guivarra reflects on her personal connection to Mer Islander and the incredible people who changed land rights in Australia forever.

Bronwyn Carlson and Lynda-June Coe look back on fifty years of the Tent Embassy – the longest site of protest for Aboriginal land rights, sovereignty and
self-determination in the world.

Other stories cover the barriers that stop First Nations people from getting into science, the historic Australian Convention and we introduce Dr. Blaze Kwaymullina – Reconciliation Australia’s newest board member.

Plus all the regular features. You can also download and read the pdf file of the May 2022 Reconciliation News.

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Reconciliation Australia also wishes to thank all partners, organisations, governments and individuals who are striving for a more just, equitable and reconciled Australia, without whose efforts we could not bring people Australians together in advancing our reconciliation in our nation.

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Reconciliation Australia acknowledges and pays respect to the past, present and future Traditional Custodians and Elders of this nation and the continuation of cultural, spiritual and educational practices of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples should be aware that this website contains images or names of people who have passed away.