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.
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