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Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Before Australia can go on as a nation, Aboriginal people need to heal

Before Australia can go on as a nation, Aboriginal people need to heal
- Reflecting on this year's NAIDOC theme “Because of Her We Can,” I acknowledge the resilience and hardships endured by the Aboriginal women in ...

Saving A Critically Endangered Aboriginal language in Australia

Saving A Critically Endangered Aboriginal language in Australia
Indigenous elders in central Australia are leading efforts to save a critically endangered language. Of the estimated 300 Indigenous languages that ...

Govt Should Focus On Arts And Culture

Govt Should Focus On Arts And Culture
- NAIDOC week is marked annually in Australia to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

We cannot bend for this world. Let the world bend for us': June Oscar named NAIDOC person of ...

We cannot bend for this world. Let the world bend for us': June Oscar named NAIDOC person of ...
- She's Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, becoming the first Indigenous woman to be appointed to the role ...

Thai rescue highlights humanity — but not in our leaders

Thai rescue highlights humanity — but not in our leaders
- In Australia, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people suffer an ongoing genocide. The existential threat to capitalism and the planet that is climate ...

High Comm hosts week for Aborigines and Islanders

High Comm hosts week for Aborigines and Islanders
- THE Australian High Commission in Port Moresby is hosting a special programme of events through celebration of the National Aborigines and ...

Reverend to say I do at the altar following Uniting Church decision to marry same sex couples

Reverend to say I do at the altar following Uniting Church decision to marry same sex couples
- Last week the Uniting Church of Australia voted at their National Assembly to allow for the addition of same-sex couples within their framework of ...

I broke the contract': how Hannah Gadsby's trauma transformed comedy

I broke the contract': how Hannah Gadsby's trauma transformed comedy
- Nanette debuted at the Melbourne International Comedy festival in 2017, the year of Australia's same-sex marriage postal plebiscite, and during fierce ...

West Papuans tired of ongoing political conflict

West Papuans tired of ongoing political conflict
- A West Papuan from Nduga regency says young people are tired of repeated violence triggered by politics in Indonesia's Papua region. This follows a ..

Traumatised Papuans flee conflict in Nduga

Traumatised Papuans flee conflict in Nduga
- Three people were killed in an attack on police at the local airport two weeks ago ... The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has accused the ...

West Papuan villagers slaughter hundreds of crocodiles after local man killed

West Papuan villagers slaughter hundreds of crocodiles after local man killed
- After his funeral, about 600 people descended on the crocodile farm armed with ... The owner of the farm and four other people were questioned.

Māori after-thought in broadcast innovation fund

Māori after-thought in broadcast innovation fund
Māori screen artists feel Māori are an after-thought in a new broadcasting innovation fund. Broadcasting Minister Clare Curren has announced $6 ...

Can Māori and Pacific people use the n-word?

Can Māori and Pacific people use the n-word?
- When the n-word slipped out of former National MP Tau Henare's mouth on national television last Sunday, Ātea editor Leonie Hayden realised she'd ...

Preserved Māori Head Returns to New Zealand

Preserved Māori Head Returns to New Zealand
- During the 18th and early 19th centuries, Europeans went crazy for preserved, tattooed Māori heads. The heads, also known as toi moko, mokomokai, ...

Vodafone rallies support for LGBT+ talent in the workplace

Vodafone rallies support for LGBT+ talent in the workplace
- According to Antony Welton, Vodafone New Zealand HR director and executive sponsor of the Rainbow Whānau employee network, the data shows ...

NZ architect brings Maori beliefs into new law school design

NZ architect brings Maori beliefs into new law school design
- The idea was inspired by a Maori belief that all elements such as wind, rain and sun, for instance, are important for learning and life and that keeping a ...