‘Acknowledgement of Country’

‘Acknowledgement of Country’ by Jonathan Hill

Today we stand in footsteps millennia old.
May we acknowledge the traditional owners
whose cultures and customs have nurtured,
and continue to nurture, this land,
since men and women
awoke from the great dream.
We honour the presence of these ancestors
who reside in the imagination of this land
and whose irrepressible spirituality
flows through all creation.

Jonathan Hill is an Aboriginal poet living in New South Wales.

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