On Australia Day and divide and conquer strategies

So I wrote this about the billboard campaign featuring two young women wearing hijab. It was emotionally exhausting, but needed to be said. Full piece: http://www.sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2017/01/23/comment-only-way-defeat-january-26-come-together¬† Excerpt: Ultimately, it is the very same racism that has been used as justification for the invasion and oppression of Indigenous people that is now used as a template … Continue reading On Australia Day and divide and conquer strategies

On Aboriginal culture

I wrote this piece for The Guardian Australia about how practising culture is resistance. I was surprised at what a stir it caused - both positive and negative. You can read the full piece here. An excerpt: This is why I view all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artistic and cultural practice as sites of … Continue reading On Aboriginal culture