It’s not easy claiming Native Title in NSW: Tracey Howie and Trudy Smith

“It was all stolen, not just the children.” Guringai people, Tracey Howie and Trudy Smith explain how meeting the requirements of The Native Title Act are often impossible when so many people were killed and so much culture destroyed. For example: Aboriginal people knew it was best not to talk about their culture or use their language out loud.

Keywords: Identity; racism; stolen generations; land rights; Guringai