Submission – Owen Butler

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Owen Butler is a 72 year old Wiradjuri man.

This submission describes Owen’s journey discovering his family’s history and reuniting with newly discovered relatives. The submission speaks to Owen’s efforts to give back to community, experiences of feeling lost and detached from family, land country and language, and the collective struggle of First Peoples living in urban areas to reclaim their culture.

Date: 11 June 2024