To mark National Sorry Day, City of Yarra is streaming a very special event from the Stolen Generations Marker in Atherton Gardens Housing Estate in Fitzroy.
The event will feature:
- A Welcome to Country and Smoking Ceremony with Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung Elder Uncle Colin Hunter
- Performance by Djirri Djirri Dancers
- Music from Kokatha-Gunditjmara man Uncle Dave Arden
Special guest speakers:
- Yorta Yorta, Dja Dja Wurrung Elder Aunty Muriel Bamblett
- Boonwurrung, Yorta Yorta, Mutti Mutti Elder Aunty Eva Jo
- Yuin, Woromi man Kyle Vander-Kuyp
Music from Kokatha-Gunditjmara man Uncle Dave Arden.
The event will be held at the Stolen Generations Marker in Atherton Gardens. The Marker, titled 'Remember Me: A Tribute to the Stolen Generations and their Families', was designed by Kamilaroi artist Reko Rennie and is a place of reflection and respectful commemoration.
You can tune in via the Facebook Event page from 2pm on Wednesday 26 May. The event will also be streamed live from the VACCA Facebook page.
Date: Wednesday 26 May
Time: 2pm to 3.05pm
All are welcome to join this event online.