Tag Archives: Joseph Roe

Save the Kimberley tribute to the late custodian of a rare environment …

Tributes to a senior indigenous lawman keep coming on Facebook, this one by a Save The Kimberley founder does justice to the struggle for a Wild Kimberley for the future. Mr Roe fought long and hard to stop the rare … Continue reading

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RIP, Joseph Roe … Goolarabooloo leader and Kimberley lawman

One of the best known and respected leaders of indigenous people in the Kimberley has passed away today, following a heart attack last week. Joseph Roe was the leader of the Goolarabooloo group fighting Woodside’s failed proposed destruction of his … Continue reading

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thank goodness for Joseph Roe …

A blast from the past becomes more relevant today: photo from ABC.com THANK GOODNESS FOR JOSEPH ROE April 06, 2010 10:35PM From Tonchi Tosh Thank goodness for Joseph Roe. He follows the tradition of his Grandfather Paddy Roe in keeping … Continue reading

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Traditional owner’s story…the Lurujarri trail

Listen to MP3 of this story ( minutes)Alternate WMA version | MP3 download ABC reporter, MARK COLVIN: An area marked for a massive gas project in Western Australia has hit another potential hurdle. An Indigenous man says it’s a sacred … Continue reading

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Senior indigenous lawkeeper…”our heritage at risk”

Goolarabooloo and Lurujarri Heritage Trail The following is a message to the international, national and the local communities from the Goolarabooloo people:To our Friends,Apart from the obvious environmental impact of this proposed industrialisation, which has been well documented, the significant … Continue reading

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Industrializing the Kimberley…by doctoring the vote

Protect the Kimberley ‎“two groups central to the fight to stop the development were defiant yesterday. The Wilderness Society blamed Mr Barnett for fuelling tensions with “his incessant advocacy of this unwanted proposal” and Save the Kimberley blamed Woodside workers … Continue reading

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Kimberley Police Chief…or Chief Seattle, a lesson

Rowena Puertollano A traditional elder from Broome sent this. How strong does his words reflect what is going on now in Broome and the similiarity in what he had gone through so long ago. Please listen to what this Chief … Continue reading

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The dinosaur highway…Marrala

Goolarabooloo and Lurujarri Heritage Trail via Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Public Health e-Journal Joseph Roe & Dr Thulborn speak about Marrala http://www.youtube.com

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James Price Point/Walmadan…Joseph Roe film clip

Goolarabooloo and Lurujarri Heritage Trail ‎’ Woodside rep said in a SkyNews interview that ” it was the Indigenous people that had the final say all we did (woodside) was give them all the info and left it up to … Continue reading

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