from little things

I’m not going to go too deep and meaningful on you all, but events happening in the world – from Obama’s inauguration, effective political and social responses to the economic crisis, through to what we as individuals may be experiencing in our own life circumstances and the baby steps some of us take in our daily lives in order to get by – had me recalling something that I’d like to share with you.

It is a song by Australian singer/song writers Kev Carmody and the amazing Paul Kelly.

The song is inspired by the 1966 strike by the Gurindji people at the Wave Hill station in Australia’s Northern Territory. This 8 year long strike by the traditional owners of that land is said to have inspired our Indigenous peoples’ land rights movement.

It has such a strong message of hope and empowerment in the face of what may seem like overwhelming adversity.

I hope you enjoy the sentiment as much as I.

From Little Things Big Things Grow

Performed by Paul Kelly, Kev Carmody and Jon Butler at Make Poverty History.
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2 Responses to from little things

  1. Jenre says:

    Erm, the clip seems to have been removed. Shame.

  2. Kris says:

    Whoops! What a difference a day can make.Try this one and let’s hope it’s still there today.

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