How Did Sorry Day Come About? National Sorry Day came about as a product of the “Bringing Them Home” report in 1997 as a means to honour Australia’s First Peoples and to remember the Stolen Generation.
The Stolen Generation includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who have been affected by this harrowing part of Australian history since European colonisation.
What Is The “Bringing Them Home” Report? The “Bringing Them Home” report was a national inquiry that looked into the history of Indigenous children being separated from their families between 1910 and the 1970s.
This marked the beginning of the healing process for the Stolen Generation and their family members. The “Bringing Them Home” report was the first record of Aboriginals sharing their stories.Read more on newidea.com.au