UN Second Symposium on Global Indigenous Issues very relevant today

Palais de Nations, Geneva, 2007

On the week of 19 June 2015, the UN brought together the first Indigenous delegates in Geneva to attend what the UN called “The Second Symposium”. This symposium consisted of the delegates who attended the 1977 and 1981 UN conferences on global Indigenous issues. (Ghillar Anderson was the first delegate to present at the 1981 UN global conference)
From this Second Symposium a statement was issued by the delegates who were deemed to be the Elders. [node:read-more:link]

Blak Sovereignty Movement Brisbane meeting

Blak Sovereignty Movement Brisbane meeting

A Blak Sovereignty meeting took place at Musgrave Park, Brisbane (Jagera Nation) on 9 & 10 December 2023 where several Nations had sent delegates to discuss the Blak Sovereignty Movement’s political and legal objectives going forward. It was acknowledged by the meeting that for many of our First Nation people the referendum’s deceitful promise by the Labor Party and its privately selected leadership gave false hope to our grassroots membership, who were led to believe that the Voice to Parliament was the answer to all their prayers. [node:read-more:link]

More Hypocrisy for First Nations in Australia

Anthony Albanese and Joe Morrison

Professor Ghillar Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union, last surviving member of the founding four of the Aboriginal Embassy and Head of State of the Euahlayi Peoples Republic highlights the hypocrisy exposed by PM Albanese’s refusal to legislate the UNDRIP, UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples, into Australian domestic law, and questions the Indigenous Land and sea Corporation’s (ILSC’s) ability to promote self-determination through economic independence. [node:read-more:link]

First Nations future move with Tjukurpa

Ghillar, Michael Anderson talks with Lola Forester on Gadigal Radio on the aftermath of the failed Voice/Constitutional Recognition referendum, the past Treaty process hijacking, some serious Native Title misdemeanors and the future resourcefulness of First Nations tribal elders on Tjukurpa.



The outcome of a gathering of Senior Lawmen and Wati at Uluru. It is conclusive and demands that the ancient Laws and customs of the Tjukurpa belong to the knowledge-holders and to those who conduct the sacred spiritual rites of our Celestial Laws. The meeting’s concluding determination is that, in spite of the proposed referendum, the holders of the spiritual Celestial ancient Law of these lands affirm that “the Voice”, if successful, will have no authority, nor effect, nor be able to pretend to speak on First Nations Law and Cultural observances, known as the Tjurkurpa. [node:read-more:link]


Ghillar Michael Anderson warns that Acquiescence to the Voice threatens First Nations assertions of sovereignty, as the international community will view acquiescence as consent to be governed by the colonial power.

He also explains that “... genocide is involved when we can prove that it was a government objective, but no-one wants to talk about the government policies and resultant impacts on Aboriginal Peoples throughout this Country ...". [node:read-more:link]

Déjà vu: Labor leader avoids Commonwealth Sovereign Treaty Process

Is the federal government prepared to establish a framework to negotiate treaties with First Nations at a federal level? or is PM Albanese saying: No, to such an aspiration?

Ghillar, Michael Anderson, Convenor of the Sovereign Union provides an insight into PM Albanese’s recent abject refusal to discuss a treaty process. [node:read-more:link]

Beads and Blankets: referendum and voice

Beads and Blankets: referendum and voice

My offering of the Beads and Blankets to King Charles on 20 June 2023 is a serious one The hard question for those promoting the Yes Vote is the extent of limitations that will be placed on this facade of the Voice to Parliament. If this Voice is to have any effect, then it must have broader terms of reference that will address far bigger issues than the assimilation strategies that have been forecast, that being - be white, think white, act white and don't invoke First Nations rights under international law. [node:read-more:link]


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