Thursday, June 15, 2017

Heroes the world over

Back in 2002 I wrote a blog post about a piece of art in Zac's. This is the painting by Yidinji:
and here's the link to my original post that will tell you the story behind it. (Basically about the rescue of white settlers by two aborigine men.)

Recently the heroic efforts of the two men were finally acknowledged with a statue.

The unveiling of "The Great Rescue of 1852" Sculpture celebrating the heroic efforts of Yarri and Jacky Jacky, Wiradjuri heroes of the 1852 flood. Photo courtesy of NSW Aboriginal Land Council. Sculptor Darien Pullen.

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