Wage Peace supports the creation of truth telling events remembering the Frontier Wars. We want to promote ‘people to people’ ceremonies, because they are important. Each year since 2016, a special event is held in Gimuy, Cairns. The Gimuy Walubara Yidindji with local non-indigenous supporters, friends and residents, tell the stories of the Frontier Wars… [Read more] Frontier Wars Ceremonies
Commemorating the Frontier Wars in Gimuy 2021
Media Release 21 April 2021 More than 100 people are expected to take part in this year’s ‘Frontier Wars’ commemoration, hosted by local Traditional Owners, in the grounds adjoining the Cairns Cruise Liner Terminal on ANZAC Day eve this Saturday. The event, which has been taking place in the area since 2016, is a mixture… [Read more] Frontier Wars – Lest We Forget 2021
Wage Peace with our friends the Gimuy Walubara Yidindji and the Gimuy Peace Pilgrims for several years have been exploring the FNQ regional frontier stories and more locally the story of Gimuy (Cairns) though our special people to people corroborree of story, lament, and truthtelling. Now listen to these wonderful podcasts with Boe Spearim as… [Read more] Boe Spearim’s Fabulous Frontier Wars Podcast – Must Listen!
You will need Cut out three leaf shapes from a folded serviette. You can also use crepe paper or red cloth or paper painted red. Or try making the potato stamp version and simply glue or staple the cutouts on. ***See potato stamp instructions and the end of this lesson. Cut a split in the… [Read more] Frontier Wars’ Desert Pea Wreath
“Nganyji Nguju Bina Bambiji” Translated from Gimuy Wallubara Yidindji: “We will remember them. We WILL remember them.” The old people who lived and died during the Frontier Wars, truly gave their lives to protect their families and the beautiful Land which they had lived with and told stories about for thousands of generations. They suffered… [Read more] Lest We Forget the Frontier Wars 2020 – online gathering
Graeme Dunstan veteran peace worker and cultural activist reports from the fourth annual Frontier Wars Story Camp. Australian’s cultural understanding of war is based on the silences and lies surrounding the frontier violence which occurred during settlement. Peace workers in Australia have been working for many years to challenge the way Anzac is conceptualised as… [Read more] The Frontier Wars Story Camp 2018 at the Aboriginal Tent Embassy
Dr Brendan Nelson AO and Graeme Dunstan, Peacebus Captain, have been dialoguing about Anzac, peace and lamentations from when Dr Nelson was first appointed Director of the Australian War Memorial in December 2012. Graeme conducted the first Anzac eve Peace Vigil in 2011 but relations with the then director, Major General Steve Gower AO, Graeme’s… [Read more] Frontier Wars: A dialogue with Brendan Nelson, Director of the Australian War Memorial, Anzac season 2018.
Frontier Wars Project: Camp and Storytelling Aboriginal Tent Embassy, Canberra, 19 – 25 April 2018 All and anyone, black or white, are invited to hear or tell Frontier Wars stories this Anzac season Our aim is to raise awareness of the Frontier Wars in the lead up to Anzac Day, to lament the suffering caused… [Read more] Frontier Wars Camp and Story telling
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