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Faith Bandler, Vice President, FCAATSI, Sydney Town Hall28 April 1972
‘We have millions of allies around the world today, in the struggle for dignity.’
Faith Bandler was well-known as general secretary of FCAATSI, appearing as its spokesperson for the 1967 referendum campaign for Indigenous rights. Faith’s father was a South Sea Islander (from Ambrym Island) and her Australian-born mother had a Scottish–Indian background. Faith was a lifelong advocate for Indigenous rights and a successful author, writing about her life and activist career.
Quote from Tribune, 6 May 1970