Articles by: Aidan Hookey and Desmond Manderson

Author Biography:

Aidan Hookey was there. He studies law at the ANU College of Law.

Desmond Manderson wasn’t there. He teaches law, art, and colonialism at the ANU College of Law

Lost in Translation

After the first paragraph, he paused and took a breath. The interpreter started speaking in Pitjantjatjara. You could see the prime minister wasn’t expecting it. After all, who was he translating for?