Category Archives: Indigenous People

Native rights are one thing

There is apathy and imperturbability The islanders and the Aboriginals do Hunt for dugong in amongst the eel grass And the sea turtles spearing them, its true These are rare and sensitive beautiful animals Native rights is one thing but … Continue reading

The local hero

Six days it took him From 6 to six In a raging heat With spade and picks Nicholas Muchemi A labourer he Rebuilt a road Diligently It seems a landowner Decided that they The people were using his land And … Continue reading

Netsilik Inuit

What wonders opened out before The nomads The harshest adaptation One could feel The drama and sensation Of their lives out on the sea ice Breathtaking and dramatic And so real. They took on frozen seas And wild cold winds … Continue reading

The ancient men

Dreamtime from the wild imaginations Inventiveness the empathy of soul Insight in an imagery of paintings Rhapsodical and grace like their control Ancestral eyes are peering from the heavens Fabled faces sun drenched wrinkled so Make believe is everything we … Continue reading

Cultural genocide

Cultural genocide Corporate strengths Why is this happening They go to great lengths To be so unjust To tbose people who were In occupation So what does occur Nestle the giant Extracts water they In essence are stealing The lifes … Continue reading

General disrespect of native women and girls

Apparently it feels to me That native women seem To have always been in jeopardy As long as the people dream The Indigenous women Tragically seem at risk One has to say And in Winnipeg such violence Seems to happen … Continue reading

“Remembering those that are missing”

Consciousness coupled with soul urge And a reasoning power seemingly Gives purpose and great understanding To deep thought and profundity Raising awareness to a mindful degree About murdered women and the missing That we See among the Indigenous And proud … Continue reading

Ngangkari healers

Kindred spirits Tribal clan AUstaloid Since life began An eminence and supremacy A true command And discovery The Ngangkari healers Apparently Have reached Adelaide, And now they see Their primitiveness And all who be Open to the ancients And all … Continue reading

Dugongs and turtles

23 million people Live in Australia 1 million of them hunters It appears Almost 6 million firearms Rifles and shot guns All of these and bows Would raise my fears Being a wild kangaroo Or dingo Lots of introduced Creatures … Continue reading

Respect indigenous people

How easy it appears To kick a blind mans cane away To steel a pittance from a poor man On a foggy day The rich man’s jiggery pokery With phantom stocks and shares Can grab a pensioners savings As he … Continue reading