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Intended for an Indigenous Australian performer
EXTRACT: Like a smack in the face. That’s how I’d describe it. ‘I’m Aboriginal.’Maybe you’re ticking a box at the dentist. Or telling the woman who works in the hospital emergency department.
‘Oh, okay.’ You’ve got an idea of yourself and where you come from made up of whispers and jokes and other bits you’ve pulled together from somewhere. And some people say it’s not true and some people say it doesn’t matter and some people say you look white anyway and some people say nothing.