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By Howard Amery

In Mowanjum, everyone is waiting. Some people are waiting for a new minister to come; others are waiting for a new CSIS worker, others are just waiting for something. Something new ... and nothing is happening.

How we wai t is important: whether we wait expectantly, or wait believing that nothing is happening, or nothing is ever going to happen. In the Worrorra language, the word for 'waiting expectantly', 'nganyarro', is also the word meaning 'to look for

Looking for, waiting, hoping. We, and the people of Mowanjum, can expect something to happen, because God is on the job.