Lisa Bellear

Lisa Bellear
Melbourne / Australia
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Lisa (Marie) Bellear (born, Melbourne, Victoria, 2 May 1961 – died, Melbourne, 5 July 2006) was an Indigenous Australian poet, photographer, activist, spokeswoman, dramatist, comedian and broadcaster. She was a Goernpil woman of the Noonuccal people of Minjerribah (Stradbroke Island), Queensland. Her uncles were Bob Bellear, Australia's first Indig ...
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1.
Beautiful Yuroke Red River Gum
Sometimes the red river gums rustled
in the beginning of colonization when
Wurundjeri
Bunnerong
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2.
Women's Liberation
Talk to me about the feminist movement,
the gubba middle class
hetero sexual revolution
way back in the seventies
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3.
Message Failed
INDIGENOUS: Our lands are here to welcome
PARLIAMENTARIAN: We do not come in peace
INDIGENOUS: As long, as long ago we offer welcome
PARLIAMENTARIAN: We do not come in peace
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4.
Final Warning
Our Elders, Olders, respected warriors
have thought and fought for generations.
They have requested I inform this country
of an impending official war. Sadly I am
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5.
To No One: And Mary Did Time
Dear someone
out there who
may or may not
give a damn
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lisa bellear did have a father named stanko who she use to visit in carlton, he was a ex boxer and a light heavy weight champion in the late 50's early 60's fighting name was Young Stanko
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