Author Archives: Sam Back

Anniversary of the Apology

On this day in 2008 then Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, officially recognised the generations of children forcibly taken from their families and their country in the name of public policy. He offered a formal, public apology to the victims of forced child removal, especially the Stolen Generations, as his first item of business when Parliament opened … Read more

Barambah Pottery exhibition

kuril dhagun‘s new community exhibition Barambah<>Cherbourg<>Art<>Craft opened at the State Library on the 10th of December. Initiated by The Ration Shed Museum in Cherbourg the exhibition showcases the creative diversity and historic production of Barambah Pottery. The Cherbourg pottery workshop utilised clay from the local Barambah creek and operated as a commercial venture from 1969 to … Read more

Little Ones Museum Cherbourg

Uncle Rocco Langton with some 'little ones' in front of their map of Cherbourg. Photo by Amanda Hayman.

The Little Ones Museum opened in Cherbourg last Thursday at the community run historical and cultural centre, The Ration Shed. kuril dhagun Manager Amanda Hayman and myself were there to help celebrate the efforts of these mini curators. Uncle Rocco Langton with some ‘little ones’ in front of their map of Cherbourg. Photo by Amanda … Read more