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Black Peoples Union chats + fundraiser. No to the Voice and what’s next?

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Unsure about The Voice as a means of delivering First Nations justice? Been meaning to figure out why there’s dissent from grassroots black activists? Join for good food and thorough discussions with leaders of the radical uprising that is needed on this land for all of us. 

Hear from progressive No voices that are being silenced in mainstream media and support Black Peoples Union - a revolutionary organisation aiming to empower Indigenous people in Australia through the pursuit of full self-determination and sovereignty. 

WHAT: Speeches then Q and A to really understand BPU’s perspectives on Land Rights, Sovereignty, the Voice and beyond. BBQ, cake stall, market stall, and art sale fundraiser.

SPEAKERS: Leah House - local Ngambri woman and vice-president of the Black People’s Union, and Keiran Stewart-Assheton - Traditional Owner of Wani-Wandi clan lands of the Yuin Nation and National President of the Black Peoples Union.

WHEN: Saturday 30 September, 12pm onwards. Speeches to start from 1pm.

The Black Peoples Union stands for the recognition and enforcement of their full Sovereign rights to ownership and management of their Lands and Waters, and the right to full self-determination over all of their political, social and economic affairs so that they may forge their own future. They believe that sovereign First Nations people have the right to manage their own political, social, and economic affairs as they see fit, without interference from outside forces.

ASEN Canberra commits as collaborators to platform and support BPU’s organising. All funds go directly to BPU supporting their grassroots campaigns and actions.

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