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Jacynta Krakouer @JacyntaKrakouer Narrm - Melbourne, Australia

Black. Strong. Proud. 🖤💛❤️ Noongar academic & social worker living and working on Wurundjeri country. She/her. RTs ≠ agreement. Views my own.

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Joined Twitter 5/14/16


We are DjabWurrung, we will not give up this fight. Supreme Court today granted an injunction til 19th November. https://t.co/iLyApmrRZL
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @crystalam @QAmity @Quandamooka @winya2012 @kitadhepasha @alanalentin @FlyinGenie1 @tallacious @michelle_torinohttps://t.co/G3MG2r9VVOAcademics, please sign and share - #DjabWurrung #DjabWurrungTrees https://t.co/IAgQUxz6IY
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10/29
2020
@MerikiKO 🖤The Djab Wurrung court hearing is at 10:30am this morning. Head to the link and use the password below. Let’s keep… https://t.co/p9ar3XP17j
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerVictorian Supreme Court order puts Western Highway works on hold after felling of tree on Djab Wurrung country - AB… https://t.co/MpicSUJ2YwThe national peak body for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander legal services is calling for an urgent inquiry into… https://t.co/pdj8icy0y2
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerGet behind @NATSILS_ and their call for an inquiry into police use of covid special powers. #Djabwurrunghttps://t.co/Sy0icrObLb
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @SueAnneHunter2 I’ve been there sis. Stay strong. Stand staunch. ✊🏽"This has caused so much heartache and pain on the ground to thousands of traditional owners." #ICYMI: We spoke to… https://t.co/ig6rk1Rpr8
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10/28
2020
I never imagined never being able to sit I the presence of this #DjabWurrung again 💔 #DjabWurrungTrees https://t.co/CNNwnAnRAb
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerThe destruction of a sacred tree on Djab Wurrung country has broken our hearts | Sissy Eileen Austin https://t.co/ERgDEAX48cBreaking: Victorian Supreme Court has agreed to issue an injunction realignment of the Western Highway until 2pm to… https://t.co/AuMurlStWB
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerDestroying a people’s religious sites is a hallmark of genocide. This practice is so common in Australia that most… https://t.co/Tmsyvb1YSR
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerHearing that an injunction has been granted in the Supreme Court tonight halting all work at Djab Wurrung. Seeking confirmation
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerAnd there are still 5 people treesitting
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerUpdate (last one of the day): #djabwurrung legal advisor Michael Kennedy has lodged an application on behalf of 2 c… https://t.co/ycF3s9jWFR
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerFour people remain up trees at the #DjabWurrungTrees Currently @VictoriaPolice on site are refusing food to those p… https://t.co/OI64NtSgSH
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerThe recent death of 11-year-old Noongar girl in WA is a tragedy. Our First Nations peoples have long known the solu… https://t.co/cSs5ZGdesR
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerThe assault on our people and land has been ongoing for over 200 years. When will it end? When it’s all gone or whe… https://t.co/I78bW0d4BY
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouerthey have completely blocked off the roads and arresting every single protester. If they succeed our grandmother an… https://t.co/LASpLnB6AD
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerDjab Wurrung Directions Tree 'felled', Western Highway protesters arrested - ABC News https://t.co/KNM9pYnP9w‘Sacred Djab Wurrung tree' felled, 25 protesters arrested at controversial highway site. The Victorian Government… https://t.co/xHS7jGyKUq
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer'Chainsaws tearing through my heart': sacred tree cut down to make way for Victorian highway https://t.co/XJNEg7O29fFrom a broken hearted Djab Wurrung woman 💔 #DjabWurrung https://t.co/SPnOBu8BPA
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerI thought for a moment today that I could cry overwhelming tears with other people living in Victoria who roughed i… https://t.co/0U6GQYz4Fz
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerElected Victorian Treaty representative and Djabwurrung woman, Sissy Austin, will be going live on Facebook at 7pm… https://t.co/0dlT6YYCG0
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerToday Dan Andrews tore down an ancient ancestor tree, DjabWurrung people and country have been violated once again… https://t.co/WylH3RhM6n
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerAfter the Djab Wurrung tree felling, I find myself once again thinking about powerlessness and the way we are told… https://t.co/BfF1zp4Ufo
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerThe government wants to bulldoze my inheritance: 800-year-old sacred trees | Nayuka Gorrie 😢 https://t.co/llUy24TF06Must read - @NayukaGorrie in @GuardianAus on the Victorian Government’s efforts to destroy the Djab Wurrung trees.… https://t.co/M7YtxMaW3L
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerOn #DjabWurrung country, 180 years on, not much has changed. #WhiteAustralia policy being enforced by the… https://t.co/KHMFt3Qm69
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerRight now @DanielAndrewsMP is committing cultural genocide with Victorian police. Dragging sovereign Djab Wurrung w… https://t.co/mdyAOSnMZm
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakoueralso just want to reiterate- the #DjabWurrungTrees are being cut down to make a commute 2 minutes shorter. 2 minut… https://t.co/ArgAtnuL1Y
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerIt’s a good day for colony. But while you announced the easing of restrictions for #Melbourne, the… https://t.co/KG6dia72bt'Devastated': Anger after 'culturally significant' tree cut down at highway site #DjabWurrung #Mourninghttps://t.co/RSDEAgHn6RDjabWurrung land protectors being arrested and forcibly removed from country whilst ancestor trees are being desecr… https://t.co/3v0JQILDUC
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerThe Andrews government has used today as a political distraction from the desecration of a sacred Djab Wurrung wome… https://t.co/gPTrcM1G6z
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerY’all should know the Andrews government have done something incredibly irreversible. Today ain’t a win in so-calle… https://t.co/BBvAspuuSc
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerSo while the Andrews government was announcing the opening up of Melbs, it was concurrently cutting down a sacred p… https://t.co/svjiDDN5Ai
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerBlack women really don’t say this enough 💁🏽‍♀️ https://t.co/Elqv7IbLxn
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @artfulbungler Fabulous! 😄 @ellaflxr Awesome! It’s such a strange glitch with Twitter!
10/27
2020
When you #reactivate, and all of a sudden, you’ve lost all your followers 😯 Should be restored in 24 hours, but it’… https://t.co/aNpkXPPVCU
10/26
2020
Taking a break from Twitter for a bit. Need some downtime.Call me old fashioned, but this is disrespectful not only of a parliamentarian but of parliament and democracy. https://t.co/ckHKmWzWZn
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerSocial media was the only way for me to ensure Nikita, my murdered sister, had some kind of a voice in death. Mains… https://t.co/LugPNPw5Fc
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10/19
2020
We have a new podcast! Our conference held early this year 'Racial literacies vs White supremacy' featured a keynot… https://t.co/1ca0iF1KmY
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerHey cis-gender folks, it’s alright to challenge binary exclusions while still inhabiting them. It’s allyship, trick… https://t.co/o4CvVyalwS
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @FlyinGenie1 Thanks sis. It’s been a hard slog! Probably going to be even tougher over the coming months, but we’ve got this! @FlyinGenie1 You’re so close sis. You’re going to get there! I’m looking at having a full draft by February too, so I’m with you in this ✊🏽Statement on further easing of restrictions in Melbourne and regional Victoria: https://t.co/aGrrU3AFWO
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @FlyinGenie1 What submission date are you looking at? I feel like 2020 has been a trying year for PhDs.
10/18
2020
@crystalam @MillieBaylis Thank you sis! 💕Many thanks to the 300,000 Australians who in just one week have thrown their weight behind a… https://t.co/ZmqKdapNBR
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerSystemic racism= the further away injustice is from you the more cleary you see it. In the 1940's, apartheid South… https://t.co/nrz6d0yt0e
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerI’m really over the “crabs in a bucket” discourse. We are not crabs. We are sovereign First Nations people who hold… https://t.co/exYW7eieCu
10/17
2020
@JoshFergeus Congratulations Josh!!
10/16
2020
Thank u for ur concern on mental health due to lockdown Hon Minister To date u have kept me locked up in… https://t.co/00zaToxBVE
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerAt what point did we begin trading safety and ethics for learning experiences? This is completely unacceptable and… https://t.co/gnD0t36cSu
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerImportant: the @DRC_AU wishes to hear from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with a #disability about ex… https://t.co/IhvqSveZ9l
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer“New Texas rule lets social workers turn away clients who are LGBTQ or have a disability”. Wtf!?! This is outrageo… https://t.co/KsO3gxt32SPublication day! Now available FREE from @UCLpress https://t.co/g6eK3Er9uj Pls, download and spread the word.… https://t.co/pFXF1smyMc
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer(3/5) Bullying has caused several students and researchers to quit academia and sadly, some have also committed sui… https://t.co/biG13MBEc7
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerI don't think people understand how much academia pushes scholars of color out, especially working class women. It… https://t.co/K99qhTkpFq
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10/15
2020
It’s 2020 and the “gay panic” defence has no place in our laws. Please sign https://t.co/CsC6sO2EQ1
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @IrmaMooi @unimelbsoc @ArtsUnimelb @MelbInstUOM @arc_gov_au @lifecourseAust Congratulations! 🥳 Sounds like really i… https://t.co/mZfkwjfzbt @Tarneen I’ve been tested 3 times, twice with my partner. I was never advised to isolate from him, even when I test… https://t.co/XoI6GcLItW
10/14
2020
@raykellyfitness @BundjalungBud @banoky @vegemiteblonde @flashblak @karlie_moon_ @EvieRankmore @Haidz_1https://t.co/hapZYA3XVzYes! 👇🏽 https://t.co/ko1SNECoDnMust read! Check out research from @LeeShep31617272 @UQ_News @UQPoche Budget allocation to Clontarf Foundation un… https://t.co/rbUnaVyZvH
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10/13
2020
Our kids get killed because of posts and comments like this. The reality is that people felt comfortable enough to… https://t.co/BK3xizAqOd
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10/12
2020
@sncrlynotsorry Life in lockdown. Makes you do crazy things! @madd_sarah My 6 year old nephew in Adelaide asks every time I speak to him “how many cases did you have today?”, b… https://t.co/twXqn6ySc5 @aleeb88 @gotsthebug Exactly!! 100% agree!There was no place for love in The Matrix. Completely unnecessary addition to the storyline. https://t.co/leaA6G2wby
10/11
2020
@AgrippinaMaior @victorsojo @artfulbungler @alexbhathal @SimoneKolysh Yes, the casualisation of Australia’s academi… https://t.co/WVbqNDwIDU @banoky @MadelineHayman Always was, always will be ... polony 😂😉 @alexbhathal https://t.co/F8yAgPZNuU @winya2012 @vegemiteblonde @FleurKellenbach @JM_Field5 *Speechless* https://t.co/hiuwt9imYt @kitadhepasha @SimoneKolysh We don’t have assistant professors in my university in Australia. But, for levels under… https://t.co/YasHSVLCxHShocking that many of the people who deny racism exists in Australia and feel everyone should speak perfect English… https://t.co/y6eqsPdOGd
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @alexbhathal @SimoneKolysh Oh yeah! Big money. And then professors get paid between $190,000-$200,000+.
10/10
2020
@SimoneKolysh That’s an abysmal amount to pay academics for their years and years of expertise! In Australia, at my… https://t.co/s3cWAfBgOOAustralians have watched with growing anger at what the Murdoch media monopoly is doing to our country. A cancer on… https://t.co/xsyfRB3dca
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerJust so it's known, the cashless debit card has more to do with the policing and surveillance of impoverished, main… https://t.co/NrZXZrDwjj
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer'A new Intervention': Indigenous groups slam plans to expand cashless debit card scheme | NITV https://t.co/bSR0qlP7kX via @NITV
10/9
2020
@SpudontheTracks @AlanTudgeMP Russian: преступник (‘prestupnik’)Accidentally sent pug photos to a random person and it turned into the most wholesome interaction of 2020: https://t.co/5WCOOqeI51
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerAustralia PM in defending new immigration rule says "English is Australia's first language." There were more than… https://t.co/fE3f3UnBSb
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerThe Government has today introduced legislation that will make the #CashlessDebitCard permanent in the current tria… https://t.co/fcHf2wIE0C
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerAboriginal English is not wrong or lesser. It's clever. But a type of clever that would for sure fail the visa test… https://t.co/OOAW3DBFow
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerWith all these bonkers visa restrictions, I've been thinking a lot about Aboriginal English. I used to be so shame… https://t.co/71eqerNnfW
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @gotsthebug Proving all your haters wrong! ✊🏽 Power to you sib. But I’m not surprised you’re good at academia - you… https://t.co/HYfrHahGX9So damn distracting... https://t.co/wzcgnB4o8N
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer"The function, the very serious function of racism is distraction. It keeps you from doing your work. It keeps you… https://t.co/83bBvTzW0z
Retweeted by Jacynta KrakouerWith the passage of the Higher Ed bill through Parliament today, Dan Tehan will lump university students and worker… https://t.co/KUDtn6dn8g
Retweeted by Jacynta Krakouer @gotsthebug You’ve got this Cin! There’s nowhere near enough Aboriginal social workers in academia. You are valued! 🖤💛❤️ @drhdickinson I think any policy implementation course needs to include attention to the political economy. Also, p… https://t.co/cHP8czCRrM @AC_E @drhdickinson @AmyThunig Thanks for the heads up! 🙏🏽
10/8
2020

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