Gurindji Blues Post Script

Unknown and unlikely facets of the Wave Hill Walk-off and the Gurindji people’s quest for independence, 50 years on

Charlie Ward

Unknown and unlikely facets of the Wave Hill Walk-off and the Gurindji people’s quest for independence, 50 years on.

In this talk, Charlie Ward described his discoveries about the Wave Hill Walk-off and its aftermath: official spying programs, conflicted activists, fabricated biographies and the second, failed Gurindji Walk-off from Wave Hill.

Image source Rob Wesley Smith

This lecture was part of the History, Culture & Collections 2016 lecture series held at Melbourne Museum.

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