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'Long before 1873, when William Christie Gosse ‘discovered’ the six-hundred-million-year-old sandstone monolith at the centre of Australia and called it Ayers – for the about-to-be-deposed South Australian Colonial Secretary – Uluru has had symbolic power that outstrips even its imposing physical dimensions. For the Anangu people, custodians for millennia of the deeply spiritual Uluru and nearby Kata Tjuta, life is based on a foundation of law, religion and morals known as tjukurpa, which  encompasses the creation period, the present and the future.' (Introduction)

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    y separately published work icon Griffith Review First Things First no. 60 2018 12265671 2018 periodical issue

    'INSPIRED by the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and featuring outstanding Indigenous writers, Renewed Promise is an urgent, nuanced and robust call to listen, hear and respond to questions of constitutional recognition.

    'More than two centuries after European settlers arrived, the need to find an honourable way to recognise and celebrate the unique history of this country as home to the oldest living civilisation is long overdue. A Makaratta Commission is the preferred way to do this, to make agreements and enable truth-telling about our history.

    'Are we ready to make peace and devise firmer ground for laws, policies and outcomes that improve Indigenous and non-Indigenous life in Australia? With this special edition, Griffith Review excavates history and re-imagines the future, while not forgetting the urgencies of the present.

    'Published with the support of QUT' (Publicaton summary)

    pg. 7-11
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