Not only creating awareness of past tragedies, it is critical in the Nation's steps towards reconciliation and acceptance.
This is what was remembered and commemorated on Friday, where residents gathered at the Griffith Aboriginal Medical Service's event at Memorial Park.
National Sorry Day is held on May 26 each year to acknowledge and recognise members of the Stolen Generations.
National Reconciliation Week is held annually from May 27 to June 3.
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