Wednesday, 14 October 2009

Speaking tour - Melbourne - Ampilatwatja walk-off against NT Intervention


STOP THE INTERVENTION


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Some of the activities for
Richard Downs and Harry Nelson
Richard Downs is the spokesperson for the Alyawarr people,
who have walked off their community at Ampilatwatja
against the NT Intervention and
established a protest camp
outside the boundaries of the Prescribed Area.

Harry Nelson is a senior Warlpiri elder.
His community of Yuendumu has also been at the forefront
of resistance to the Intervention,
holding off the Income Management system
for many months in 2008 and now refusing to sign long-term
leases demanded by the government.

Robbie Thorpe is a local indigenous activist.

MELBOURNE SPEAKING TOUR
Wednesday, 14 October 2009, 1pm
Joe Nap B, second floor of Union House
University of Melbourne
Thursday, 15 October 2009, 1pm
Monash University Clayton
Campus Cinema, Building 10

Friday, 16 October 2009, 10am
Protest March Against Racism
MAYSAR Youth Sport and Recreation Centre
184-186 Gertrude street, Fitzroy
Friday, 16 October 2009, 6pm.
Public meeting
MAYSAR Youth Sport and Recreation Centre
184-186 Gertrude street, Fitzroy
Resistance to Invasion:
the Aboriginal walk-off and protest against the
Northern Territory Intervention.
Speakers include:
Richard Downs, Harry Nelson
 and leading Melbourne Aboriginal activist
Robbie Thorpe.
More info. please contact:
Marisol 0413597315
MissEagle
racism-free
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