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WOTY 2017

Looking for a 2017 Word of the Year? One of our nominees: makarrata, the coming together after a struggle.

From the Uluru Statement:

“We call for the establishment of a First Nations Voice enshrined in the Constitution. Makarrata is the culmination of our agenda: the coming together after a struggle. It captures our aspirations for a fair and truthful relationship with the people of Australia and a better future for our children based on justice and self-determination. We seek a Makarrata Commission to supervise a process of agreement-making between governments and First Nations and truth-telling about our history.”




Uluru Statement from the Heart


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