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A placard. The text 'WE WANT LAND RIGHTS RIGHT NOW' has been painted in black paint on a rectangular masonite board, with a painted white background. 'WHEN' has been added in purple felt pen.
Aboriginal Tent Embassy sign

The Aboriginal Tent Embassy was founded by Indigenous activists from New South Wales in 1972. Originally established under a beach umbrella, a tent was donated by a non-Indigenous supporter, and the embassy quickly drew hundreds of supporters — Indigenous and non-Indigenous — to Canberra in support.

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