National Sorry Day: The Legacy of Elder Connie Hart by Sandra and Melissa Aitken

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Saturday, 26 May 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Join Gilgar Gunditj weavers Sandra and Melissa Aitken on National Sorry Day 2018 for a special presentation on the legacy of Elder Constance 'Connie' Hart, Gunditjmara elder and master weaver.

+ Free entry

+ No bookings required

+ Audio loop available and wheelchair accessible

+ Suitable for all ages

Constance 'Connie' Hart

CLICK HERE to learn about the life and legacy of Elder Connie Hart.

CLICK HERE to watch a video of Elder Connie Hart teaching weaving.

National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day is held annually on May 26th to commemorate the annivesary of the "Bringing Them Home Report". It is a day to pay tribute to the members of the Stolen Generations and their families, acknowledge the continuing process of healing and show support our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. CLICK HERE to find out more about the 'Bringing Them home Report' - a report of the National Inquiry into the Separation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children from Their Families April, 1997.

Image credit: Melissa Aitken, P9N7, paint and ink on canvas, 2016.