Genocide in the suburbs

As a child, Shannon’s dad told her that her great-grandfather was supposed to be among the first to cross the Sydney Harbour Bridge in the opening ceremony, but was robbed of the honour at the last minute by a white man in a suit.

When she became a professional researcher, she searched for years and years to verify the story, but couldn’t. However, she did uncover some other parts of her family history.

What she found shocked her.

Guest: Shannon Foster, D’harawal Saltwater Knowledge Keeper and artist

Producer & presenter: Lawrence Bull

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