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  • a Z Australia prepares to celebrate its National Day on Tuesday.

  • Indigenous woman Rita Wright will be marching with others in Sydney at a protest to change the date Australia Day on January 26th marks when the British fleet first arrived in Australia in 17 88 led by Captain Cook.

  • Viewing the land as unoccupied despite encounters with settlements for right, the day reinforces a legacy of mistreatment towards indigenous people.

  • Like I always thought kept the cook on this land and not that original paper, right.

  • A moral worry Woman was snatched off the street at age two and taken to a church mission, a dark era in Australia's history known as the stolen Generation.

  • There she was forced to sleep in a chicken coop as she's grown older.

  • She's no longer silent about what she's been through is I got older and stronger.

  • I was so tired that aboriginal, you know, on bein a full blood aboriginal woman and and let us speak lead to speak my mind.

  • What I thought about it.

  • Every year, voices grow louder, calling for the date to change for Australia Day.

  • Prime Minister Scott Morrison hasn't bowed to that pressure He told journalists last week that the day represents how far the country has come since colonization.

  • Morrison also criticized the decision by sport authorities to no longer refer to January 26th as Australia Day when promoting cricket games played on the national holiday.

  • Jasmine Seymour and award winning author who belongs to the bureau Baron Karl Clan, believes the matter should go to a vote.

  • I definitely think that we need to have a day for Australians because we are a country that is, um you know, Multilingual now multinational.

  • We have many people from all over the world who live here now and it is the great generosity of aboriginal people.

  • When we do welcome to countries on, we say, you know, care for our country.

  • You belong here, we all belong here so I do think there is room for a day for us all, but it has to not be that day.

  • Morrison last month did change Australia's national anthem, taking out a reference to the country being quote young and free.

a Z Australia prepares to celebrate its National Day on Tuesday.

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Indigenous Australians protest national celebrations

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/26
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