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National Sorry Day 2015 ,Stolen Generation Commemorative Flower NAIDOC 2015

www.youtube.com/watch?v=xvRFvSt3JAA

 

Art for National Apology depicting the Native Hibiscus, the Stolen Generation Commemorative Flower. Chosen as their National emblem because its a flower found widely across Australia and its a survivor. (Artwork - Linda van der Merwe)

 

purchase flower pins to wear on Apology Day and Sorry Day from -

www.kimberleystolengeneration.com.au/flower.html

 

 

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

APOLOGY DAY is on 13 Feb, the anniversary of Kevin Rudd's speech and a unanimous vote for a motion of apology in the Federal Parliament in 2008.

 

" such unthinkable theft......"

www.sorrysong.com.au

 

 

Memorial Garden

These lilac native hibiscus plants looks sensational ! The plant is resilient and a survivor, like the stolen generations themselves.

 

Botanical names - Alyogyne huegelii or Gossypium sturtianum

 

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Taken on February 5, 2008