“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.” 

– Australian Aboriginal saying

“Photographing a culture in the here and now often means photographing the intersection of the present with the past.”

- D. DuChemin

In 2016 I went down to the harbour where “Aussie Aussie Aussie Oi Oi Oi” was cheered enthusiastically by the crowds.
Last year I worked on this day and today, Jan 26 2018 it was all about “What do we want? TREATY! When do we want it? NOW!” as I headed down to Redfern to join thousands of people marching at the Invasion Day rally.

“This earth, I never damage. I look after. Fire is nothing, just clean up. When you burn, new grass coming up. That means good animal soon, Might be goanna, possum, wallaby. Burn him off, new grass coming up, new life all over. “

- Bill Neidji

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