'White sisters'

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I wish you would understand

How haunted I am;

How haunted we are.

I wish you would comprehend

That the words passed down are tainted with blood, red

Our ancestors spilled

Across country taken.

I pray for the day that you will realise

Your words spoken with care

Are tangled within wilted lies.

How compassionate you are,

White woman,

When this is not you.

You do not hold this pain.

You cannot know it,

And we

Cannot share it with you.

We acknowledge the Ngunnawal and Ngambri people, who are the Traditional Custodians of the land on which Woroni, Woroni Radio and Woroni TV are created, edited, published, printed and distributed. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and emerging. We acknowledge that the name Woroni was taken from the Wadi Wadi Nation without permission, and we are striving to do better for future reconciliation.