Intervention Roll Back Actions 2017

“It is time to consider implementing the simple recommendations made by the extensive process that resulted in the 'Statement from the Heart'. For the 'proscribed communities' (there are about 75 in the NT) it has been a hard ten years with no benefit. 

'What now?' The Uluru Statement presents a way forward: treaties or the ritualised ceremony of Makaratta and constitutional reform to recognise First Nations rights.“

 

A Widening Gap: The Intervention, 10 Years On: https://www.crossart.com.au/exhibition-archive/111-2017-exhibitions-projects/323-a-widening-gap-the-intervention-10-years-on 

A Widening Gap: The Intervention, 10 Years On at Counihan Gallery In Brunswick: https://www.crossart.com.au/exhibition-archive/113-2018-exhibitions-projects/344-a-widening-gap-the-intervention-10-years-on-counihan-gallery-in-brunswick-8-june-to-8-july-2018  

 

Fiona MacDonald, Witness Statement 1 (Veronica and Pamela Lynch), 2017. Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper, 38 x 52cm. Edition of 3. Source image: Smoking ceremony - Akeluyere courtesy Jeff Tan Photographer; text courtesy Intervention Rollback Action Group (IRAG) Alice Springs.

Fiona MacDonald, Witness Statement 2 (Djiyinni Gondarra), 2017. Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper, 38 x 52cm. Edition of 3. Source image: Smoking ceremony - Akeluyere courtesy Jeff Tan Photographer; text courtesy Intervention Rollback Action Group (IRAG) Alice Springs. Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper, 38 x 52cm.

Fiona MacDonald, Witness Statement 3 (Ngarla and Rosalie Kunoth Monks), 2017. Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper, 38 x 52cm. Source image: Smoking ceremony - Akeluyere courtesy Jeff Tan Photographer; text: courtesy Intervention Rollback Action Group (IRAG) Alice Springs.

Fiona MacDonald, Treaty Ma, 2017. Inkjet print from digital image on archival paper, 38 x 48cm. Edition of 3. Text: Little Children are Sacred (Ampe Akelyernemane Meke Mekarle), NT Government Inquiry Report released on 15 June 2007. For further information see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Little_Children_are_Sacred

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