This Reconciliation Week, Mariela Powell Thomas has written a powerful reflection about the horrific reality of Aboriginal Deaths in Custody, and Anne Annear leads us in prayer.
We encourage you this National Reconciliation Week to use this template letter to send/email the Minister for Corrections and Minister for Police in your state, encouraging them to take action to stop Aboriginal Deaths in Custody.
Today during National Reconciliation Week, we take time to reflect on the Stolen Generations. We have the honour of hearing from Reverend Samuel Dinah, Nyoongar elder and member of the Stolen Generations. Gomeroi woman Bianca Manning also shares with us a prayer of healing and lament.
On the second day of Reconciliation week, Adam Gowan shares of the importance of Country to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and the impacts of terra nullius and stolen land, and Dr Peter Adam leads us in a prayer of lament and justice.
Brooke Prentis kicks off our National Reconciliation Week campaign by shedding light on the importance of truth telling for reconciliation. #NRW19 #GroundedinTruth
This Good Friday, Laura Tharion challenges us to embrace and protect all sacred spaces and places.
Aboriginal Christian Leader Brooke Prentis reflects on her time travelling the nation for the #Jan26 Prayer Services where over 2000 people were in attendance.
Over the last decade, Ann Van Leerdam has been attending Survival Day marches and festivals that have deeply shaped how she now approaches January 26.
Young Aboriginal Christian Leader Bianca Manning reflects on the deeply moving experience at the #ChangeTheHeart Prayer Services as they begin across the country.
Chris De Souza shares his journey learning about the history of January 26 from Aboriginal Christian leaders, and impact within his neighbourhood and beyond.