WE MUST NOT FORGET
This morning from Ernabella in the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Lands, Director Brian Butler on behalf of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples and all Aboriginal and Islander (including the Torres Strait) nations language groups, offered condolences to the families of a great warrior honouring his life’s work.
“He was a great warrior that worked so hard for many years to bring about land rights and justice for Aboriginal peoples, not only for his immediate tribe but right across the lands, nation-wide.” Said Director Butler
Expressing to the 1000+ people in attendance at the service that the only thing the warrior wanted was for us to carry on the work that he has been so involved in all his life.
“We MUST NOT forget the work of all our people that have gone before us.” He said.