Stories of Healing

 

Feeling proud to be Aboriginal has taken CEO of The Australian Institute for Loss and GriefRosemary Wanganeen 27 years to achieve and her story is just one of many.

‘I’m part of the Stolen Generation and I went through a major healing process that helped me reclaim my pride after a teacher told me that Aboriginal people were savages. So that experience shattered the little bit of pride that I had, and it became shame,’ says Ms Wanganeen.

‘Coming here today and being a part of this just fills my heart with pride because this kind of event just wasn’t around 20 years ago.’

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