Celebrating and championing the achievements and dreams of First Nations people should be at the forefront of any country. Colonised or not, the fact that we are still here and above all else thriving is a testament to our ancestors and what they pass down to us. Since time immemorial, we have been the original storytellers because no one can spin a yarn like we can - no one!
That’s what NAIDOC and BLACK HISTORY MONTH means - it’s a celebration of our history and making our own pathways. To quote from my sister, Shareena Clanton, in reference to Voice, Treaty Truth: “We want to be the Authors of our own Destiny”.
Let me spin a l'il yarn and share five "up and coming" Blak QLD Murri Artists to watch out for!