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I was the third Indigenous person to not be ‘the first Indigenous person to’ anything... but then I got promoted to second after the first was disqualified.

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Joined Twitter 8/30/14


@chipswoon Yep, I honestly couldn’t imagine anything on Australian social media that didn’t include Indigenous soci… https://t.co/llYHHMRZZfI felt kinda guilty at first when I heard there wasn’t any other Indigenous ppl on in my stead, but then I was like… https://t.co/CIn95Z7TScI was invited onto that qanda ep about social media... and I guess I’d just kinda assumed they’d keep looking after… https://t.co/UsitQXg7J3#FrontierWarStories has hit 20,000 downloads thanks for listening and sharing the podcast. Link to donate below… https://t.co/RMHuDSgLvy
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10/19
2020
News Corp is going hard to destroy Ardern and Andrews BECAUSE they are competent and popular Neo-Liberal ideology… https://t.co/L6u1RwrdSD
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindHitchcock from Brooklyn 99 is Hoss from Bonanza’s son. You’re welcome. https://t.co/WQRdxQsao1
10/18
2020
https://t.co/dU7I71EBvA https://t.co/wOa9IqPz7B @fmarked @ATLouiee And he’s been worried about calling them racists in case it turns out they’re just idiots... @fmarked *they’re... dammit. https://t.co/bmQpUb4nxE @fmarked Not like their mutually exclusive anyways...https://t.co/7IBGUKDMf0
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindIt's official — among all policy areas, the Commonwealth does worst at Indigenous Affairs, according to the Auditor… https://t.co/YCUiPPPZJR
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind @fmarked “While ANAO audits have outlined the facts of these situations, I have been reluctant to call out the ethi… https://t.co/rFWXSQggGE @clever_munky Yeah hard to imagine it’s not church aligned with paper that fancy...Can I say tho, whoever is behind them ain’t short for a dollar - they definitely didn’t cheap out at the printers..… https://t.co/tMIWxll5tsSomeone put one of these in my mailbox today... I’m not entirely sure what it is, but my rule of thumb is that I ge… https://t.co/WSqTt5NPsu @bassalt @IndigenousX @Utopiana Eh... I like to think I have my moments. @IndigenousX @Utopiana Bob Maza I wish I coulda met in real life... @Utopiana & Pat Anderson I have the utmost resp… https://t.co/LStBlj2Mtw @IndigenousX “Every society honours its live conformists and its dead troublemakers” Mignon McLaughlin @KetanJ0 The one time that it would’ve actually made sense to add inverted commas around racist and the drop the ball...
10/17
2020
@BlackwellJ_ @IndigenousX Gotta be from the reconciliation barometer I’m guessing...A reminder about this shitfuckery we covered last year and sadly still highly relevant https://t.co/nTMCWjUww9
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10/16
2020
Pres. Trump has been clear—he picked Judge Barrett to achieve his goals: eliminate the ACA, overturn Roe v. Wade, &… https://t.co/dWbh4x0AYP
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind30 Years of Healing for @Kahoolawe Join us throughout the week in events to commemorate this historical event and… https://t.co/MZxdz8va0K
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindA five year old girl held in various Australian detention centres for the last 31 months tells SBS “... I don’t lik… https://t.co/P2tAoGUeKf
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindG’day my Twitter friends and family. My name is Bill Bashford @BillBash72 and I will be hosting @IndigenousX for th… https://t.co/eEfqfRIUnZ
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind“The token is a person whose identity is exploited to promote another entity’s cause. You know, the diversity hire,… https://t.co/XEK3pdo2T0
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind @AzieDee @imberlong @IndigenousXLtd Thank you :) Crazy small world tho, we were only just recently intro'd to Donny… https://t.co/LReXEYnlUo @AzieDee thanks for that thread earlier, it’s appreciated! Also, I just realised that you did Ask A Slave - I’m a huge fan of your work :) @AzieDee In 1977, Africans invited Aboriginal Australians to be part of FESTAC 77, a month-long music, art, and cul… https://t.co/38RhCt97EJ
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindThe comments on this thread are INFURIATING. It is people (mostly Black Americans) saying that Indigenous Australia… https://t.co/PxIlLAiANh
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10/15
2020
Just your casual fortnightly reminder to Australia and NZ readers that When We Say Black Lives Matter is out at the… https://t.co/dMPMyJP0Hv
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10/14
2020
@BundjalungBud Ah my bad, didn't even look tbh, so over the whole concept... @aDottore It's a whole thing... pops up online here every couple of months or so.Me counting all the fucks I give whenever some random Black person from America on Twitter asserts that Aboriginal… https://t.co/KjTQvbuQdpYapa are so resilient and beautiful. This week they will celebrate what would've been Kumanjayi Walker's 20th bir… https://t.co/aBVEBakz6s
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind @Utopiana Do you mean Oporto? Is Matthew Guy the leader of Oporto in Victoria? @rubytuesday1985 https://t.co/CjNaZPdggr @AmryanAnnie Yeah he‘s fine some 30 something years later... had tractor marks on his chest for a bit but otherwise all good.I come from Wagga and my dad once ran over my brother in a tractor so, you know... tractors 🤷‍♂️This is a really crazy visualization https://t.co/km36MFCXxx
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindKumanjayi Walker would have been 20 years old today, but he was fatally shot by police. Support his family in their… https://t.co/UBtwkeqA7K
Retweeted by Pearson In The Windhttps://t.co/39iGh2Ike7 https://t.co/8TLdb33hMPThe turn around on covid19 testing in Lake Mac/Hunter/Newcastle region is well under 24 hrs atm. Family member got… https://t.co/Xpxkxvmtn2
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10/13
2020
@mdavisqlder There was. https://t.co/QqLRKBmwMK
10/12
2020
Ok so Charley Pride has agreed to an interview for the Radio National series I’m producing called The Pride of Coun… https://t.co/bekuJnKoes
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10/11
2020
@BenjaminMillar Well, maybe not ‘cross burning on the lawn’ nervous but definitely ‘cross burner on the lawn attemp… https://t.co/fcqxI6pRWp‘... and the great thing about putting so many people in poverty is that it becomes so much cheaper to buy their su… https://t.co/EjuQWVI99D
10/10
2020
Just 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 Pearson In The WindDid you know that 82% of people who will be transferred to the Cashless Debit Card are Aboriginal and most live on… https://t.co/19MxmsYKUF
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind @fmarked Or funding non-Indigenous orgs with dubious outcomes, or police investigating police, or failing to protec… https://t.co/U7z13cnT3L
10/9
2020
“while a welcome change, this does nothing to address the lengthy, systemic, and often traumatic delays that can on… https://t.co/P6SgUnR8yF
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindI’ve lightly skimmed Labor’s childcare proposals. I’m sorry but it doesn’t go far enough. I pay $13k *per child* ou… https://t.co/O60WuFNcKU
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindIt’s like ‘Much of a muchness’ or ‘You, Alan Tudge, you are literally breaking the law’... English is such a wack… https://t.co/pYAOAYJrJaI get it, English is a super tricky language to learn and comprehend... it’s like when someone says we have a natio… https://t.co/GFJu7KtI53Jangan lupa olahraga untuk jaga stamina melawan corona gays! https://t.co/THW3EIid5R
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindCan someone run the numbers for me real quick on Ken's assertion that there's 800,001 Indigenous ppl in Australia a… https://t.co/brHfiXnD09
10/8
2020
@MattNT11 Oh shit, I just got the reference and OMFG, Matt, O.M.F.G!!!!! https://t.co/UM339cqK3mLook, Jeff, if you ever get the urge to tweet at an Aboriginal woman again just write it down on a piece of paper i… https://t.co/jKsLwVmlCWhttps://t.co/WHUYLaWqZ1 https://t.co/EjHNCP5g5Q @Jessa_Rogers @QUT And yours! The years have just flown by... and while this one has been a year full of challenges… https://t.co/ofPshEbXNw @Jessa_Rogers @QUT It was an honour :)
10/7
2020
Thank goodness we have IndigenousX, an Indigenous owned and run org for Indigenous peoples communicating this stuff… https://t.co/B27Ulk5iuL
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind @aleeb88 Thanks Lee 👊🏽So they got 50million in 2019 through to 2023 for 10,500 kids and another 40million to expand it by 2000 kids?! (to… https://t.co/OaLUjkEaVk
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindBudget night has a very Scooby Doo episode vibe to it, except that Old Man Morrison gets away with it despite very… https://t.co/wSUnQ3zspjIt’s cool how we spend millions on reports and evaluations and audits and then they ignore the evidence from all th… https://t.co/4ZSAxBIT6c @fmarked @LukeLPearson 😳 ... they're literally doing the opposite of what the evidence recommends
Retweeted by Pearson In The Wind @LukeLPearson And $6 million for a further trial of Direct Instruction
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindI really appreciate Ken’s office putting out this short video explaining why they chose to fund a white-run non-aca… https://t.co/jdg9Gx6V3JIndigenous ranger funding is classed under welfare in the budget. Welfare is not land rights #Budget2020
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindWait, the work to reduce rates will continue, or the work will continue to reduce rates? ‘Cause I’m not sure much r… https://t.co/rRJJHeMo4w @LukeLPearson Less than 5%of Indigenous school students in Qld participate in these kinds of unevaluated programs.… https://t.co/zPFnrvEAoa
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindMeanwhile, here’s our patreon link... https://t.co/s31bUe2LaNIf you’re not sure what I’m talking about, here’s a thread that @NatalieCromb and I made earlier... https://t.co/Z49B3wu9oAImagine giving an extra $40M to an already bloated white run org that focuses only on Indigenous boys and completel… https://t.co/tWkMGv5dIzIf it wasn’t official before, it most certainly is now. I’m so proud to be the first Aboriginal Victorian Senator a… https://t.co/RkOQZ3Is0u
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10/6
2020
I sent Senator Matt Canavan's office a question about the 'Black Coal Matters' sticker on the ute and got this resp… https://t.co/szWkHNVPQG
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindHe's a disingenuous racist prick... https://t.co/4i5jYKsuPf https://t.co/5QaVt13ItO https://t.co/qkOFd6eilChttps://t.co/4R6vgyxXJb
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindIf you’re not familiar with the account, and I don’t want to oversell it, but it’s literally the best thing on Twit… https://t.co/qikbparOae @Moree_mick And both of us clean shaven and all! #babyfaces @yodaberg Miss you all too xxAnd, I might add after looking at these 16 year old pics, I haven’t aged a day... https://t.co/0Fgbq4ywjgAnd then last year I won this, so that’s nice... wouldn’t go as far as to say it made up for all the racist bullshi… https://t.co/BFmxYkHxNMAnd I also got a pic with this fulla who has been a very important cultural and professional mentor in my life, Unc… https://t.co/OJewt4vmHtI also got this pic with two brothers I spent a lot of time hanging out with at uni, on the town, and out bush - Da… https://t.co/Pe6mR0nc5YI eventually graduated, and only went so my mum could get this picture... #BlackfullaGradPics https://t.co/eLiVlQHxtaMy pracs were especially hard, and especially full of racists in schools and academics unwilling to listen in educa… https://t.co/gJGFWdkn6VSo I started uni in 1999 full of grief and righteous rage and spent half my time learning about racism in Aborigina… https://t.co/92jtAdONjwUni was a complicated time in my life... I started only a few months after my dad passed away, and went off to Newc… https://t.co/4TnJPzFHd6in case it isn't clear: facial recognition technology is a threat to our right to privacy, often displays significa… https://t.co/q3J7VF4ogJ
Retweeted by Pearson In The WindI’ll share a few videos today that might inspire our #BlackfullaTwitterBootCamp participants! They will show the re… https://t.co/U1KsMnCt2j
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10/5
2020
I was nervous, but it was great yarnin up with these two legends about how deadly #BlackfullaTwitter is 👣✊🏾 https://t.co/EV2d5JYJ9h
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10/4
2020

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