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Wednesday, 20 March 2019

National hotline to combat elder abuse

National hotline to combat elder abuse
- will have to be inclusive of indigenous and migrant and ethnic Australians and people from different cultural backgrounds with different levels ...

The Christchurch Shootings Should Implicate All White Australians

The Christchurch Shootings Should Implicate All White Australians
- The Christchurch Shootings Should Implicate All White Australians .... apologized to Indigenous Australians for its extreme mistreatment of them, ...

Harvesting our native diet

Harvesting our native diet
- Engaging in the diversity of Indigenous culture is special to me, I will never hide that. I deliberately always refer to myself as Aboriginal Australian.

The 11 most exciting things on at this year's Vivid Sydney

The 11 most exciting things on at this year's Vivid Sydney
- And it's her first visit to Australia, so we can't wait to hear what she makes of ... The Sydney Opera House's head of Indigenous programming Rhoda ...

Could this be Australia's first graffiti?

Could this be Australia's first graffiti?
- American whalers from the 1840's could be Australia's first graffiti artists. Inscriptions from the crew have been found over ancient indigenous rock ...

Hit Netflix series After Life is under fire for using a 'fake' Aboriginal painting done by a British artist ...

Hit Netflix series After Life is under fire for using a 'fake' Aboriginal painting done by a British artist ...
- The Papunya community played a large role in the Australian Indigenous art movement of the 1970s. Stockman also said that the painting should not ...

Snapshots of life in post-referendum Cuba

Snapshots of life in post-referendum Cuba
- Activists who work independently of Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban President Raúl Castro who spearheads LGBTI-specific issues on ...

Dramatic increase in violence against LGBT people in Cameroon

Dramatic increase in violence against LGBT people in Cameroon
- and ASEMIR de l'Ouest — they have compiled a report on anti-LGBTI violence and rights violations in the country during 2018. Its title is “Ignorance.

Tolerance New Zealand's real religion

Tolerance New Zealand's real religion
- Yet within the several hundred years Maori lived here before European ... People, including a significant Chinese population, swarmed from around ...

He wanted notoriety. But it is New Zealand's stoic leader who has become the face of a tragedy

He wanted notoriety. But it is New Zealand's stoic leader who has become the face of a tragedy
- Christchurch, New Zealand (CNN) The man who opened fire on two New Zealand mosques last week may have succeeded in killing 50 people, but ...

Do Thai politicians really care about LGBTI issues?

Do Thai politicians really care about LGBTI issues?
- Predominantly-Buddhist Thailand is conservative, but the country is becoming more accepting of LGBTI individuals. It has long been an LGBTI tourist ...

Greece's LGBTI people defiant in face of homophobic arson attack

Greece's LGBTI people defiant in face of homophobic arson attack
- A violent arson attack may have intimidated most people to lay low and not draw attention to themselves. But not Greece's LGBTI community.

National to blame for housing crisis

National to blame for housing crisis
- During the nine years of National Government, the population increased by 500,000 so we needed ... That is "sovereignty" in relation to Maori assets.

Eye on the prize as Māori health claim winds up

Eye on the prize as Māori health claim winds up
- Mr Peters says while 15 percent of New Zealand's population may have some Māori ancestry, they do not automatically want to get treated by a Māori ...

The Queen left 'tickled and touched' by this huge request on a royal tour

The Queen left 'tickled and touched' by this huge request on a royal tour
- In his new book Queen of the World, he wrote: “The Queen did not become Queen of Papua New Guinea because it's people decided to retain her.

At least 42 people dead in flash floods in Indonesia — media

At least 42 people dead in flash floods in Indonesia — media
- Flash floods in Indonesia's Papua province have killed at least 42 people, Reuters reported on Sunday citing a ...

New Zealand is not perfect': Maori playwright says mosque attacks weren't unprecedented

New Zealand is not perfect': Maori playwright says mosque attacks weren't unprecedented
- In the wake of shootings at two Christchurch mosques that have killed at least 50 people and injured 40 others, Maori professor and playwright David ...

Māori stand with Muslims against extremists.

Māori stand with Muslims against extremists.
- A Māori security consultant says Māori have a lot in cultural similarities with Islamic people that can help in showing support and solidarity with victims ...