In recent years we’ve seen a renaissance of the struggle for Aboriginal self-determination. From the rebirth of the Canberra tent embassy to our own Matagarup encampment and the ongoing campaign against deaths in custody, many valiant and self-sacrificing leaders have emerged. Brisbane-based Bogaine Spearim is one such champion of this new movement. We spoke to him on the eve of Invasion Day about a variety of pressing issues for our Aboriginal brothers and sisters. Indymedia veteran Alex Whisson began by asking Spearim to reflect on the value of Stan Grant recent viral speech.