Protesters carrying Aboriginal flags mark anniversary of day British fleet sailed into Sydney Harbour on January 26, 1788, sparking a brutal colonisation of Indigenous people and their land.
The distinctive black, red and yellow flag will fly alongside the Australian flag and New South Wales state flag at the top of the bridge as part of a "broader move towards reconciliation."
Most recently, the Indigenous community discovered 751 unmarked graves belonging to mostly children in Saskatchewan, unearthing another terrible evidence of Canadian persecution.
For centuries, ‘human zoos’ were used as a global display of Western cultural and economic superiority. While these living exhibitions don’t exist today, the mechanisms that led to the dehumanisation of Black and Brown bodies continue.
The life expectancy for Aboriginal Australians is about eight years lower than the national average.
Some aboriginal leaders want a treaty which could form the basis of reparations for past injustices, instead of constitutional recognition that would remove the government's ability to make different laws for non-indigenous people.
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