Allyship vs Tokenism: Here's how to get being an ally right

Blak Matters

Sep 27 2023 • 19 mins

If you'd like to be one, what does a good ally actually look like?

Is slapping a temporary tile up on social media every January 26th enough? Or should non-Indigenous people be wearing First Nations branded clothing, or using Aboriginal slang like 'deadly' or 'gammin'? Is buying First Nations art okay? What about playing a didgeridoo?

In this episode, Teela Reid and Michael 'MC' Christian discuss what being an ally is, what it isn't, and how to ensure that if you're aiming to be an ally, you're doing it with authenticity and meaning.

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