Literal erasure

I’ve been walking past this rubbish bin outside the Marrickville Metro for a couple of weeks. It just occurred to me that the attack on this tiny, neat graffiti is an example of literal erasure of First Nations peoples in history. For what it’s worth:

6 responses to “Literal erasure

  1. I’m mystified. What did it originally say?


  2. *smacks forehead* Of course, I should have guessed.
    *sigh* Somebody’s gone to a great deal of trouble to do that erasure…

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  3. Jonathan – why not restore the missing AbLa(tive absolute).

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  4. Thanks Jonathan for your laugh – Latin – and Oh so right! thinking on this issue of sovereignty. After a day trip to Sintra…Jewel in the Crown!


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