In My Blood It Runs is propaganda, not a documentary, but a it has a strong message nonetheless: Families must find the solutions because politicians, bureaucrats and NGOs surely won't, says Elder and collaborator in the movie, William Tilmouth. COMMENT by ERWIN CHLANDA.
“You being here ... honours our struggle, it bears witness to our truth, it gives rise to our voice.” At today's moving Reconciliation Week gathering William Tilmouth thanked Martin Luther King III for his visit to Alice Springs, before both men, like the women before them, spoke of the challenging situation in The Centre. KIERAN FINNANE reports. Mr King is pictured receiving flowers of welcome.
Kevin Rudd's apology was “a first step”. Indigenous people are still waiting for the second step, said William Tilmouth, which is to have a say in the control of their own affairs. KIERAN FINNANE reports from Alice Springs' Sorry Day commemoration.