NAIDOC Week is a highlight for Indigenous peoples. It’s a celebration of Black excellence, culture, and survival. However, it’s important to recognise it’s very different from Reconciliation Week.
Repeated storytelling from elderly relatives doesn’t necessarily always signal age or cognitive decline. It’s about conveying memories and values to a new generation.
The Panel of the Wise shows promise but more needs to be done to turn it into a proactive pillar of Africa’s peace and security system.