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Wednesday, 30 January 2019

How can the NT spend money allocated for remote Indigenous disadvantage elsewhere?

How can the NT spend money allocated for remote Indigenous disadvantage elsewhere?
- The money not spent on Aboriginal communities is disgusting. ... The Australian once called the "greatest scandal in contemporary Aboriginal affairs".

How History Channel's Ancient Aliens takes the mickey out of Australian history

How History Channel's Ancient Aliens takes the mickey out of Australian history
- One show cited Indigenous art as absolute evidence of ancient alien ... the whole aliens visited Australia story with Erich Von Daniken's 1968 book, ...

Search begins for indigenous Australians running for change

Search begins for indigenous Australians running for change
- but Australia is looking for indigenous representatives who are committed to making a difference. The Indigenous ...

Preserving the Kunwinjku language of West Arnhem Land

Preserving the Kunwinjku language of West Arnhem Land
- The Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Australian National University ... “There are not many opportunities to learn an Indigenous language at ...

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages
- Official launch of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages ... at Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Languages Centre in Western Australia, ...

These LGBTI Jews reflect on their history for Holocaust Remembrance Day

These LGBTI Jews reflect on their history for Holocaust Remembrance Day
- Holocaust Remembrance Day. With the rise of anti-Semitism across the US and Europe, LGBTI Jews are reflecting on the ...

21 pics of London's Winter Pride, one of the first LGBTI events of 2019

21 pics of London's Winter Pride, one of the first LGBTI events of 2019
- 21 pics of London's Winter Pride, one of the first LGBTI events of 2019 If you thought you had to wait until this summer for Pride events in London, you ...

Asia's first boat LGBTI pride parade looks incredible

Asia's first boat LGBTI pride parade looks incredible
- Asia's first boat LGBTI pride parade looks incredible Thousands attended Myanmar's largest LGBTI pride event this weekend. Around 600 people ...

Protest called to condemn homophobic attack on LGBTI center

Protest called to condemn homophobic attack on LGBTI center
- There has been a swift response to this weekend's attack against the LGBTI center in Barcelona, with a protest called for Monday evening and the city ...

My Kitchen Rules fans fire up at 'party terrorists' Josh and Austin

My Kitchen Rules fans fire up at 'party terrorists' Josh and Austin
- We thought that you were a lesbian and that was your gay best friend,” Josh told the pink-haired woman, ... All of Australia would've thanked them.

Alert as Manam volcano spews ash, smoke

Alert as Manam volcano spews ash, smoke
- The observatory team has advised people on Manam to avoid venturing into or doing activities in the four main valleys for prolonged periods.

West Papuan separatists hand petition to UN rights chief

West Papuan separatists hand petition to UN rights chief
- A separatist movement in Indonesia's West Papua province ... "I handed over what I call the bones of the people of West Papua, because so ...

Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti: Behind the lines

Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti: Behind the lines
- Through their creative cultural performance, Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti are celebrating Māori religious and political movements such as Kīngitanga, Ratana ...

More Māori-based justice solutions being considered to reduce reoffending

More Māori-based justice solutions being considered to reduce reoffending
Māori-based justice solutions are effective and could reduce reoffending rates if expanded to cover more offenders and more serious offending, the ...

Te Kūiti Pā – Where legends are written

Te Kūiti Pā – Where legends are written
- his youth, he had played rugby for the King Country and Whanganui, and he was New Zealand Māori men's tennis champion from 1924 to 1928.

Māori filmmakers to receive Merata Mita Fellowship

Māori filmmakers to receive Merata Mita Fellowship
Māori film producer Ainsley Gardiner and filmmaker Briar Grace-Smith are to receive the 2019 Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship. Selected ...