No matter your skin colour, all non-Indigenous Australians are complicit in colonialism

How could I be an oppressor when I belonged to the oppressed? Here’s what I learned on a road trip around Australia

A few years ago I embarked on a 30,000km solo road trip around Australia.

  • Monica Tan
  • The Guardian

Like many first-generation Sydneysiders, I knew next to nothing about the…

What I was aware of was the great tensions that underscored Indigenous and non-Indigenous relations.

But at the time I was riding a rising wave of contemporary identity politics and, as a Chinese Australian woman, I eagerly flew the flag of a minority person.

How could I possibly be a colonial oppressor when…

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