Sitting and listening to the songs and the stories was very humbling and I have had time to reflect on the show. You have highlighted our unsung heroes, their struggles and unwavering dedication. This experience has deepened my understanding that you shared, through honouring their legacy, their struggle and fight for justice and equality for all us mob and how far we have come. Thanks Bunji Joe for keeping their memories alive through your beautiful show.

Jasmine Brady 4/7/2023

We travelled to Palm Island twice in 2023 - RWT at the PCYC as part of the tour and were asked back to Bwgcolman Primary School for the last 3 days of term in September. The band did 3 days of music workshops with the students who have not had a music teacher for a long time. They had ukelele workshops, singing and dance and percussion. They were sooo enthusiastic and joyous - its true that music brings joy and hope. After the workshops the students joined with us in some of the songs from the Rations to Wages to Treaty concert. We're hoping to be able to get back there regularly and to get some supporters on board to get some more instruments to the school. It was special for me for this is where my family are from and my song, Uncle Willie honours Uncle Willie Thaiday - one of the seven 1957 strike leaders (including my father, Albie Geia).