As Aussies head to the polls for an October 14 referendum on changing the Constitution to establish the Voice—a First Nations body advising the Government—SPIN spoke to Adam ‘Senator’ Briggs, blackfella, rapper, writer, actor, and owner of the Bad Apples Music label.
Talk of the UN seizing land Down Under should the Voice win the vote, or of sacred nationalist piss-ups like Straya Day getting abolished when white culture falls under a black hammer-and-sickle and bleeds reparation payments have been doing the rounds big time.
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I raise this with the Senator, who says, “It’s Australia. It’s littered with weird cunts.”
In his late 30s, Adam ‘the Senator’ Briggs is a man of the Yorta Yorta nation whose traditional lands are in the continent’s south-east. He’s from Shepparton, an agriculture-based city about 110 miles up from Melbourne, where he now lives.
To this blackfella,…