After The Fact: Glennys Briggs

May 15 - August 16, 2021

As Glennys explains -
'My name is Glennys Briggs. I am a YortaYorta/Taungurung woman from Central Victoria. I have cultural affiliations with my great grandmother’s people, the Wiradjurri in Central NSW and my father’s adopted family of Mannalegenna’s Palawa people in Tasmania.

“After the fact”, this phrase is often used in legal terms, meaning that after a crime is committed the facts can’t be changed, so it is with history. However writers have continually blurred the lines when writing about the invasion and colonization of this country. The oral statement of facts from the Indigenous view was never taken into account. I do not nor will not compromise with the telling through an Indigenous lens'