News about Aboriginal country and culture in Western Australia

26 May 2011

National Sorry Day

Today is 'National Sorry Day', an event held each year on 26 May to express regret over the historical mistreatment of Aboriginal people. The day was chosen in commemoration of the Bringing Them Home report being handed to the federal government on 26 May 1997.

From 27 May till 3 June its also National Reconciliation Week (NRW), which celebrates the rich culture and history of the First Australians.

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