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.
Margaret Pestorius, Gimuy Peace Pilgrims. I write this today on the 15th anniversary of the disgraceful invasion of Iraq. As predicted, war in the Middle East created unprecedented devastation. Senator Andrew Bartlett in his New Matilda article says the failures of Iraq belong to all of us. “No parliamentarian – myself included – called for a… [Read more] Tell the Stories of the FRONTIER
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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