When we decolonise and transform, then we see thing more clearly for what they are.
Once the mining has taken the life from the earth it touched it leaves nothing but sorrow..
These wars involved the courage, sacrifice and strength of hundreds of thousands of First Nations freedom fighters to protect their land, people and culture from the violence and brutality of the colonial invaders.
The Adnyamathanha people have been fighting the anti-nuclear fight since the late 90’s to stop the Beverley Uranium Mine and now in 2016, face another struggle to try and stop their sacred lands being turned into a toxic, radioactive uranium dump-site.
“I am fighting for all my grannies and all the children of the world to keep the dream alive of a clean, safe future where there is no nuclear fear hanging over our heads.”
“It’s our cultural obligation to our old people and to our culture to learn everything we can from our old people and protect that land for our future generations.”