This morning on Let’s Talk Boe speaks with CEO of Culture Is Life Belinda Duarte who was born and raised in Ballarat, Victoria, She is a descendant of the Wotjobaluk people. we talk about an article she wrote on the 17th of January titled “How can a child of ten feel such despair that she would end her life?”
Sistas Chelsea & Angelina yarn 26 other shitty things we have to survive in January.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Meriki Onus and Dtarneen Onus-Williams both members of Warriors Of The Aboriginal Resistance and organizers of the Melbourne Invasion Day march coming up on the 26th of January.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with freelance writer and unionist Celeste Liddle, we talk about her new article titled ‘This Invasion Day, march for the future’ we also yarn about Invasion Day.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Luke Pearson founder and director of Indigenous originally a twitter account was launched on the 15th of March 2012. We talk about Luke’s new article titled “Why I no longer support change the date”.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with long time Aboriginal activist Gary Foley, for the first Let’s Talk of the year we talked about Invasion Day on the 26th of January and what is this day means to our people. We also spoke about “The Day Of Mourning” the first protest in Sydney against Australia Day in 1938 and the 150th celebration of Australia, we talked about the “1988 Bicentennial March” in Sydney which is seen as the largest gathering of Aboriginal people in one place in over 60 thousand years and lastly we spoke about the 2018 Invasion Day march in Melbourne which saw over 50 thousand people Aboriginal people and non-Aboriginal people marching together.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe played some deadly first nations music and interviews he done with artist such as Uncle Glenn Skuthorpe, Patrick Mau (Mau Power), Emily Wurramara. They all explained the importance of using music to tell our stories of struggle and triumph as First Nations people, Also on the show Boe spoke about the Original 100 ‘Always Was Always Will Be’ a playlist of First Nations artist that 98.9fm will play on the 26th of January. 2019 will be the second year we air the playlist.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Neil Morris from Yorta Yorta country in Victoria, Neil is a recording Hip-Hop artist this year he released two tracks one called ‘Australia Does Not Exist’ and ‘Indigenous Land’. Neil is one of the many Aboriginal Artist in our Original 100 playlist who you can vote for, we yarn about his life growing up on Yorta Yorta country and also what shapes his song writing.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Latoya Hohepa sister of Wayne Fella Morrison who died in custody at Yatala prison South Australia in September 2016, for over two year the family has been fighting for justice for Wayne and for someone to be held accountable for his death.
On Let’s Talk this morning Boe speaks with Philip Marrii and Millie Telford both from SEED an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people’s group for climate justice with the Australian Youth Climate Coalition. We spoke about the Campaign they must protect the Northern Territory against Fracking, SEED have been working in the NT and training up young Aboriginal people to stand on country and fight against fracking.