Heirisson Island activist reveals hopes for future of community

Clinton Andrew Pryor.

Heirisson Island has become a flashpoint for tensions between police and local Indigenous people after a group of activists set up what they referred to as a “refugee camp” in January.

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Police removed the camp in April, despite much protest from campers.

WestTV spoke with Nyoongar activist Clinton Andrew Pryor about what the camp was designed to achieve, and his hopes for the future of Aboriginal communities.