The AJDS formally acknowledges that we, as an organisation, have members who live and work on the land of the Wurundjeri and Boonwurrung peoples of the Kulin nation, owners of the Melbourne region. We also have active members in other parts of Australia, all of whom reside on Aboriginal land.
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AJDS decolonisation forum
Decolonisation Forum: From Australia to Israel-Palestine. Sep 2016. With Gary Foley, Clare Land, Sary Zananiri and Zochrot.
Colonialism and racism
From Australia to Israel/Palestine- Transnational solidarity against the intersections of colonialism and racism. July 2019. With Orly Noy, Crystal McKinnon, Micaela Sahhar and Fatima Mawas
Indigeneity, colonialism and the Jewish people
AJDS panel in partnership with the Black-Palestinian Solidarity conference. Nov 2019. With Gary Foley, Marcelo Svirsky and Nadia Ben-Youssef
Environmental movements and indigenous sovereignty movements often intersect in their agendas and activities. However, what seems like a natural ally ship based on preservation and
Anastasia Kanjere is a white settler scholar, writer and activist born and raised on stolen land in Narrm. Hit me up on twitter at @a_kanjere Colonisation
AJDS participated in the William Cooper Legacy Project’s Remembering William Cooper walk. We walked from his house in Footscray to the city to remember his unique protest against Kristallnacht, and to commit to continuing his legacy for justice and land rights.
9 resources to answer the question: How can I support Indigenous solidarity and allyship?
The AJDS newsletter edition on decolonisation and Indigenous sovereignty
“Sacred birthing trees on Djap Wurrung country need protecting. Over 50 generations have been born on these sites & the birthing trees themselves are 800 years old. We are protecting them from Vic Labor Party’s planned highway extension that is set to destroy this dreaming landscape.”