Survivors of the Stolen Generation have shared their stories on the eve of the anniversary of the national apology.
Speaking at Reconciliation SA’s annual Apology Breakfast today, artist Jacob Stengle, Arabuna Elder Aunty Martha Watts, and Aboriginal Cultural Broker Alex Houthuysen told of the enduring impact that policies of forced child removal have had on their connection to culture and identity.
Their stories are among five tales of success, family, community, and Country featured in Unbreakable, a new documentary which was previewed at the breakfast.
Uncle Frank Yamma, Pitjantjatjara man and singer/songwriter, performed his latest release, Tjukurpa: The Story, at the sold-out event sponsored by Centacare.
Kevin Rudd’s historic apology to the Stolen Generation on February 13, 2008, was a landmark event in Australian history, but it was just the beginning.