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National Sorry Day , Australia 2015, "Sorry Song" to Stolen Generations | by butupa
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National Sorry Day , Australia 2015, "Sorry Song" to Stolen Generations

Embroidered section of the music manuscript from "Sorry Song" by Kerry Fletcher . Acquired by National Museum of Australia

(Artwork - Sandy Ruthven - original member of choir who 1st performed this song in 1998).

Hear or download Sorry Song at - www.sorrysong.com.au

 

See video of hands at - www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvRFvSt3JAA

 

SORRY DAY is on 26 May, the anniversary of the day that the Bringing Them Home report was tabled in Federal Parliament in 1997.

NATIONAL APOLOGY DAY is on 13 Feb, the anniversary of Kevin Rudd's (Prime Minister)speech and a unanimous vote for a motion of Apology in the Federal Parliament in 2008.

 

In the words of Brian Doyle-

 

" I can only bow and pray quietly against such unthinkable pain....."

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Uploaded on September 11, 2013