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Wednesday, 22 February 2017

Dadavan Systems Launches New Technology Platform to Revitalize Endangered Indigenous ...

Dadavan Systems Launches New Technology Platform to Revitalize Endangered Indigenous ...
- According to recent estimates, over 90% of the world's 5,000 indigenous languages are currently at risk. As Indigenous people work to strengthen and ...

Greenpeace supports Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Here's why

Greenpeace supports Indigenous Peoples' Rights: Here's why
- Today, Indigenous Peoples continue to put their lives on the line to fight for justice and for the rights to their traditional territories: resisting logging in ...

Legalising same-sex marriage linked to drop in youth suicide

Legalising same-sex marriage linked to drop in youth suicide
- In the US, as it is here in Australia, suicide is one of the leading causes of death among young people. According to the journal, nearly three out of ten ...



Failed 'closing the gap' the least of worries – hidden are more shocking crises

Failed 'closing the gap' the least of worries – hidden are more shocking crises
- Queensland's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders median age at death in 2014 was 57.4 for males, 62.4 for females, and for South Australia, 56.5 ...

There must be action, not just talk'

There must be action, not just talk'
- The president of Sydney's first gay football team wants action not just “tokenistic” talk from Football Federation Australia (FFA), Western Sydney ...

Openly gay cowboy receives death threats online

Openly gay cowboy receives death threats online
- AN openly gay cowboy has spoken out about homophobia in rural Australia after receiving homophobic death threats online. Founder of the LGBTI ...


LGBTI activists deluge Christian event with fake names, filth

LGBTI activists deluge Christian event with fake names, filth
- If a Muslim event or a LGBTI event was targeted like this what would be the response of the media and academia and others?” Mr Shelton asked.

Explore the hidden history of Gay Sydney

Explore the hidden history of Gay Sydney
- 19th Century Turkish baths on Oxford Street to drag balls during the Great Depression, Sydney has a long and proud history of LGBTI social life and ...

I realised I never was able to help one child': where the justice system fails

I realised I never was able to help one child': where the justice system fails
- Cathy McLennan threw herself into the heart of the justice system, fighting on behalf of Indigenous clients, only to emerge with a stark conclusion.

Diving into defining moments of Australian Indigenous civil rights with the Freedom Rides

Diving into defining moments of Australian Indigenous civil rights with the Freedom Rides
- An ugly splash in Australia's history will be remembered today in the regional NSW town of Moree. A swimming pool that once segregated Aboriginal ...

Labor to establish national caucus to increase Indigenous representation

Labor to establish national caucus to increase Indigenous representation
- Mr Shorten said for over a century there has been an under-representation of Indigenous Australians in the parliaments and decision-making forums ...

Could language revival cure diabetes?

Could language revival cure diabetes?
- The multidisciplinary study hopes to change the way that governments all over the world, not just in Australia, approach health issues in Indigenous ...

8 war heroes you didn't learn about in school

8 war heroes you didn't learn about in school
- After Indigenous people were increasingly pushed out of the main settlements he ... was born about 1870 in the Kimberley region of Western Australia.

Failed 'closing the gap' the least of worries – hidden are more shocking crises

Failed 'closing the gap' the least of worries – hidden are more shocking crises
- The latest Closing The Gap report reveals that Australia is failing six of seven measures. The closing of the life expectancy gap between Aboriginal ...

Indigenous art policy reversal

Indigenous art policy reversal
- The Art Gallery of Western Australia is putting indigenous art permanently back on the gallery's walls in response to demand by overseas visitors and ...

Aboriginal dance performance Our Corka Bubs just for babies

Aboriginal dance performance Our Corka Bubs just for babies
- Its creator, renowned South Australian Aboriginal choreographer Gina Rings, said Our Corka Bubs, drew its inspiration from Ngarrindjeri storytelling, ...

Incredible portraits show heavily tattooed members of one of New Zealand's most powerful gangs ...

Incredible portraits show heavily tattooed members of one of New Zealand's most powerful gangs ...
- THE tough and tattooed faces of one of New Zealand's most powerful ... “I want people not to judge them for who they are, but to ask why gangs are so ...


The not-so-nice side of New Zealand: Notorious Maori 'Black Power' gang is captured in striking ...

The not-so-nice side of New Zealand: Notorious Maori 'Black Power' gang is captured in striking ...
- They are one of New Zealand's most infamous gangs with members ... joining a gang was often seen as a solution to the problems people faced.

High rate of acute pancreatitis in NZ

High rate of acute pancreatitis in NZ
New Zealand has one of the highest rates of acute pancreatitis, with Maori and Pacific people being more vulnerable to diseases of the pancreas.

Harawira tries again

Harawira tries again
- The latest is the proposed marriage between Mana's Hone Harawira and the Maori Party, the group he divorced with such biting acrimony back in ...

Pancreas disease hits Maori and Pacifika

Pancreas disease hits Maori and Pacifika
- New Zealand has one of the highest rates of acute pancreatitis in the world with Mori and Pacific people at more than double the risk of developing ...

Kawenata a chance for kaupapa Maori agenda

Kawenata a chance for kaupapa Maori agenda
Mana movement president Lisa McNab says the kawenata signed yesterday with the Maori Party is the way to get an independent Maori voice back ...

Maori-Mana deal paves way for Hone

Maori-Mana deal paves way for Hone
Faced with queries about the impact of the Maori-Mana nonaggression pact, he punted for the distant future. Would National continue its long-standing ...

Huge casualty rate among NZ Pioneers

Huge casualty rate among NZ Pioneers
- There was another issue to consider in that the Maori population was only recovering, following European settlement, from an all-time population low ...