Forum: Women Speak Out for Treaty

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Event Date and Time: 
Friday, March 20, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
Location / Address: 
Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street, Redfern

On 20th March, Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney will host a public forum in Redfern to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination 2015: First Nations Women Speak out about Treaty.

The forum will provide a rare opportunity to hear directly from Arrernte-Alyawarra Elder Rosalie Kunoth-Monks. Rosalie is an outspoken advocate for her people who featured in John Pilger’s 2014 film ‘Utopia’. She is currently a Freedom Summit Delegate and has been named 2015 Northern Territory Australian of the year in recognition of her life-long activism.

Also on the panel will be South Sea/Darumbal woman, Amy McQuire. Amy is the former editor of Tracker magazine and the National Indigenous Times and is currently a journalist with New Matilda. The forum will be chaired by journalist and film-maker, Jeff McMullen.

For more information, please see the attached invitation flyer or visit www.stoptheintervention.org