Reignite Democracy Australia – SAVE DJAKI KUNDU- First Nations Tribal Sacred Site in danger

In this special episode, we are joined by Witt-boooka, Sovereign Kabi Tribal Law/ Lore Man, of the Sovereign Native Tribes of the Kabi First Nation, and Diane Djaki Widjung, Keeper of Records for the Sovereign Kabi Tribal Council of Elders. Witt-boooka and Diane tell us about the Djaki Kundu, an ancient and sacred healing site near Gympie, containing ancient sacred relics, built thousands of years ago by Kabi Ancestors. When the site became threatened by QLD Transport and Main Roads earlier this year, the tribe occupied the site in an effort to protect it from unnecessary desecration and destruction by the government. After nine months of protest, local police, who had earlier stated that they had no intention of forcibly removing the tribe unless there was a court order stating that the land did not belong to the Kabi people, received an affidavit from the CEO of Transport and Main Roads claiming that he had peaceable possession of the land. As a result, on October 15 2021, the tribe, their supporters and advocates were forcibly removed and six arrests were made, four for trespassing and two for failing to comply with a move-on direction. All those arrested were aged between 55 and 71 years of age. Australian laws make it illegal to destroy ‘Aboriginal cultural heritage’ or ‘aboriginal relics’, however, as Diane points out in this interview, it is the government who gets to decide what is considered ‘sacred land’. It’s yet another case of the fox guarding the hen house. In this interview we discuss why these actions are unlawful and how the indigenous and non indigenous communities can work together to help protect each other from all government overreach. The Kabi tribe and their advocates and supporters are hoping to get an injunction in court to prevent further damage and destruction to the land. You can help their cause at the GoFundMe link:

https://www.gofundme.com/f/save-djaki-kundu-also-calledthe-039gympie-pyramid039

You can follow the Kabi Tribe’s and their advocates and supporters’ efforts to protect Djaki Kundu through the Facebook group:

https://www.facebook.com/Kabi.Dreaming/

The Kabi tribe is one of over 150 tribes which has a treaty with The Original Sovereign Tribal Federation. The OSTF identify as survival freedom fighters, determined to work with non-Tribal Nations Australian brothers and sisters toward future not controlled and dictated by greedy corrupt corporate governments, but a government that represents the living people, and respects native animals and resources of our land that we share. Witt-boooka highly recommends their videos to watch on their website. They also have membership options:

https://originalsovereigntribalfederation.com/

Judges demand answers after children die in controversial cancer vaccine trial in India

Judges demand answers after children die in controversial cancer vaccine trial in India
Tribal girls were given shots of cervical cancer vaccines during trial
Children given Merck’s Gardasil and Cervarix vaccines
Petitioners also asked judges to investigate trials of new drug Gardasil 9
Drug has allegedly caused side-effects in children as young as nine
Investigation claims children were used as unwitting human guinea pigs
Supreme Court has given the government one month to provide answers

In 2009, tribal children from the Khammam district in Andhra Pradesh were administered with a Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) vaccine meant for cervical cancer. Around 16,000 girls between the age of 9-15 years were given three shots of vaccine, (manufactured by Merck) by the state health department. The girls were told that they were being given “well-being” shots. The incident started getting attention when some months later, several girls’ health deteriorated and the following year, five of them died. Two such similar cases of deaths were reported from Vadodara, Gujarat, where 14,000 tribal children were also vaccinated with the HPV vaccine Cervarix, made by Glaxo SmithKline.
Around the same time when these incidents were reported, young girls were hospitalised in northern Colombia with similar symptoms. Coincidentally, these girls had been given doses of vaccine too.
Skeletons started tumbling out when an NGO visited Andhra Pradesh. Health activists from the NGO Sama visited Khammam in March 2010 and found out that more than 100 girls were having epileptic seizures, stomach aches, headaches and mood swings. The girls also complained about early menstruation, heavy bleeding and menstrual cramps. Sama raised the issue that these students were made guinea pigs on the pretext of providing healthcare. The illiterate parents were kept in the dark about the real vaccine, and most of them gave their consent in the form of thumb prints.

What: A Phase V human papilloma virus (HPV) Phase V vaccine trial in Andhra Pradesh & Gujarat, India
PATH carried out a large  HPV Phase V vaccine trial in India. Phase V means using approved, not test, vaccines. Certain forms of HPV are associated with cervical cancer. The vaccines in question, Gardasil from Merck and Cervarix from GlaxoSmithKline, were granted marketing approval in India in 2008 while the PATH-sponsored trial began in 2009 as a joint project with the ICMR, using donated vaccines.
The purpose of the trial was to generate data to support the inclusion of the HPV vaccine in India’s Universal Immunization Programme (UIP).
Specifically recruiting from low-income rural, largely tribal, households, the trial was conducted on girls aged 10 to 14 using Gardasil in Khammam district of Andhra Pradesh (AP) state (n=13000), and using Cervarix in Vadodara in Gujarat state (n=10000).
The Problems
Public recognition of problems with this trial started with the reported death of 7 girls. This led to immediate suspension of the trial in 2010 even though it was supposed to run until 2011. Investigations showed these deaths weren’t directly connected to the vaccines (see table from the initial official investigation report, 1).
However, investigations triggered by these deaths instead uncovered serious violations of the process of informed consent (see official investigation reports below from 1, see also 2). Aged 10 to 15, girls in this trial were obviously below the age of  consent meaning their participation in the trial required the consent of  parents/guardians. In the course of Government of India (GOI)  investigations, the trial investigators ‘were asked to submit 100 consent forms, chosen randomly, for both AP and Gujarat for independent verification’ (1). These consent forms turned out to have several problems (see reports below from 1).

Young Tribal Girls Tested With HPV Vaccines

Young Tribal Girls Tested With HPV Vaccines
The Economic Times India published their report August 2014. They stated that in 2009, tests had been carried out on 16,000 tribal school children in Andhra Pradesh, India, using the human papiloma virus (HPV) vaccine, Gardasil.
According to the report written by KP Narayana Kumar, within a month of receiving the vaccine, many of the children fell ill and by 2010, five of them had died. A further two children were reported to have died in Vadodara, Gujarat, where an estimated 14,000 tribal children were vaccinated with another brand of the HPV vaccine, Cervarix, manufactured by GlaxoSmitheKline (GSK).
Shockingly, the report stated that many of the consent forms used to vaccinate the girls were signed “illegally,” either by the wardens from the hostels where many of the girls resided, or using thumbprints from illiterate parents.