STRONG VOICES: Tuesday 10th July, 2018 [NAIDOC WEEK 2018]

10th Jul 2018

And all this week on Strong Voices we are celebrating the theme is ‘Because of her, We can’ for NAIDOC WEEK 2018!!!

…So big love and respect to all the incredible women, mothers, sisters, nieces, aunties and grandmothers listening…

On the todays show you will be hearing:

·     All the action from yesterday’s historic Aboriginal Flag Raising on ANZAC Hill in Alice Springs... the flag was raised especially for #NAIDOC celebrations and will fly all week… so we have speeches from #Arrernte woman and Alice Spring Councillor - Catherine Satour and Arrernte man & Member for Namintjira Chansey Paech.. 

·     Then CAAMA spoke with Catherine Satour - an amazing woman who has been fundamental in the fight to have the flag flown here in Mbantua/Alice Springs…

·     We also hear from Luritja & Arrente man & Aboriginal rights campaigner Vincent Forrester AND Vietnam war veteran & Arrente man Geoff Shaw talking about the flag and the struggle to have it flown…

·     Then we finish the show with an interesting interview Kyle Dowling did with Charles Darwin University about a new Indigenous unit covering topics such as Sovereignty and Treaty…

Hosted By Teghan Hughes