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Thursday, 10 January 2019

Bush camps connect old and new for better Indigenous health

Bush camps connect old and new for better Indigenous health
- Bush camps connect old and new for better Indigenous health ... small camps with groups of men at four sites across remote Australia in 2018.

Julie Bishop named patron of remote netty program

Julie Bishop named patron of remote netty program
- of an organisation which is using netball to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander girls in remote and country areas in Western Australia to ...

First Nations artists cheated by fake souvenir trade

First Nations artists cheated by fake souvenir trade
- Indeed most non-Indigenous Australians and visiting tourists cannot readily distinguish authentic First Nations art and craft from imitation products.”.

We Are Still Here!' - Indigenous people to march in nation's capital

We Are Still Here!' - Indigenous people to march in nation's capital
- Members of indigenous tribes, nations and groups will come from North and South America, the Caribbean, Asia and Australia to stand in solidarity ...

Swaziland: King Mswati in Complete Control As Another Year of Human Rights Struggle Ends in ...

Swaziland: King Mswati in Complete Control As Another Year of Human Rights Struggle Ends in ...
- On a more positive note a church in Swaziland openly welcomed LGBTI people but discrimination against this group of people remains rife.

Second man found dead in gay Democratic donor's West Hollywood home

Second man found dead in gay Democratic donor's West Hollywood home
- Buck, an LGBTI activist and Democratic donor, lives in West Hollywood, California. Both victims found in Buck's home were African American men.

Colorado swears in the United States' first ever openly gay governor

Colorado swears in the United States' first ever openly gay governor
- He fought for numerous progressive causes, such as LGBTI rights, education access, and healthcare. Civil Rights icon and House of Representatives ...

70% of teachers have no recent LGBT+ training'

70% of teachers have no recent LGBT+ training'
- Over two-thirds of teachers have had no recent training on LGBT+ issues, according to a survey, with teachers reporting that the result is that ...

Up to 30 jailed Indigenous women expected to be freed after crowdfunding campaign

Up to 30 jailed Indigenous women expected to be freed after crowdfunding campaign
- Organisers of a crowdfunding campaign that aimed to raise $99,000 to pay off the fines of Aboriginal women jailed for fine default in Western Australia ...

WA Indigenous communities reeling after suicides of two girls within a day

WA Indigenous communities reeling after suicides of two girls within a day
- Two communities in Western Australia are reeling after the suicides of two ... Workers from the National Indigenous Critical Response project are in ...

New chapter of persecution': Indonesia cracks down on West Papua separatists

New chapter of persecution': Indonesia cracks down on West Papua separatists
- New chapter of persecution': Indonesia cracks down on West Papua ... Headquarters trashed and three people charged with treason for holding a ...

Bilingual city should be proud of languages

Bilingual city should be proud of languages
- The message in te reo Māori was certainly not "lengthy", as claimed by your ... Moreover, Rotorua is proudly New Zealand's first official bilingual city.

Fonterra's Kapiti cheese name Tuteremoana insulting to descendants of great chief, advisor says

Fonterra's Kapiti cheese name Tuteremoana insulting to descendants of great chief, advisor says
Māori trademarks advisor Karaitiana Taiuru said cultural appropriation of Māori had become normalised by New Zealand businesses and our biggest ...

Māori kiwifruit orchard takes action to attract more fruit pickers

Māori kiwifruit orchard takes action to attract more fruit pickers
- an attempt to attract more fruit pickers to address the anticipated shortfall of workers during harvest that starts in March, a Tauranga-based Māori ...

Aoteoroa's own Māori Aladdin hoping to win over Kiwi audiences

Aoteoroa's own Māori Aladdin hoping to win over Kiwi audiences
- Aoteoroa's own Māori Aladdin hoping to win over Kiwi audiences ... that he's been overwhelmed with feedback since coming back to New Zealand.

Call for seasonal workers to receive living wage

Call for seasonal workers to receive living wage
- So we want to have a strategy that is about labour force in New Zealand first and foremost.” “Nobody wants to give up a job to go and work there, ...