Jul 23, 2010

Ep.114 Defending Indigenous Rights Special Report 1.

Download here: Ep. 114 Indigenous Rights Special Report 1.

First aired on 'The Third Degree' on 2SER radio 107.3FM Sydney on 22nd July 2010.
Presenters: Tessa Dowdell and Jessica Minshall

Having just returned from Mparntwe -Alice Springs we bring you audio from the 'Defending Indigenous Rights: Land, Law and Culture' gathering from the 6th to the 9th of July. The conference provided a space for Traditional Owners from the NT to talk about living under the 'Intervention' and the proposed nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station at Tennant Creek.

This week is the first in a series of reports on issues affecting communities in the Northern Territory.
This program features the voices of:
Mitch, an Arrente/ Luritja woman, author, poet, artist
Marianne Mackay from Wadja country in WA
Barb Shaw from the Mount Nancy Town Camp
Christine Abdullah, Nurundjeri woman from SA

Related Event:

3376km: A long haul for nuclear waste
is a forum about the proposed nuclear wast dump at Muckaty Station at Tennant Creek.
Muckaty Traditional Owners will be travelling down and speaking next Tuesday July 27 6.30pm at the Fire Brigade Employee's Union 1-7 Belmore Street, Surry Hills.

Speakers include:
Muckaty Traditional Owners Dianne Stokes and Mark Lane
Fire Brigade Employees’ Union NSW Secretary Jim Casey
Human Rights Lawyer George Newhouse

Wollongong Wednesday July 28, 2010
6:30pm at Illawarra Aboriginal Cultural Centre
22 Kenny Street, Wollongong

Blue Mountains Thursday July 29, 2010
7:00pm at Gearins Hotel
273 Great Western Hwy, Katoomba

More information on the waste dump and Freeways project:

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