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Wednesday, 17 April 2019

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom

Indigenous students work to keep traditional languages alive in the classroom
- Communities around the world are losing their Indigenous tongues, but a rising number of students are now choosing to study Indigenous Australian ...

Human health problem in Indigenous communities linked to their dogs

Human health problem in Indigenous communities linked to their dogs
- Dr Schultz says while the recent publication of healthy skin guidelines for Indigenous Australians is welcome, further work is needed - particularly to ...

Animal health attracts funding promise

Animal health attracts funding promise
- safety and wellbeing for Indigenous Australians through better animal management in remote communities including across the Northern Territory.

Australia's next parliament will be unrepresentative of the population

Australia's next parliament will be unrepresentative of the population
- While women make up 50% of Australia's population, only 37% of ... There is also a lack of Indigenous representation in federal parliament, with less ...

Making it matter: Rural people's health at stake

Making it matter: Rural people's health at stake
- Improving the health of Indigenous Australians. · Boosting the supply and distribution of allied health care workers in rural, regional and remote areas.

Our Mum Would Still Be Here': Calls To Abolish Law Around Being Drunk In Public

Our Mum Would Still Be Here': Calls To Abolish Law Around Being Drunk In Public
- Day, an Aboriginal woman, died in December 2017 after suffering a fall in police custody. She had been on a train to Melbourne when she fell asleep ...

US museum drops event honoring Brazil's homophobic president

US museum drops event honoring Brazil's homophobic president
- Though same-sex marriage has been legal in Brazil since 2013, many LGBTI people worry that Bolsonaro might begin rescinding LGBTI rights during ...

India's Supreme Court rejects petition for LGBTI rights

India's Supreme Court rejects petition for LGBTI rights
- The plea sought various civil rights for LGBTI people such as marriage, adoption, and surrogacy rights. It also sought the right to serve openly in the ...

A Majority of Healthcare Professionals in New Zealand are Supportive of Alternatives to Cigarettes ...

A Majority of Healthcare Professionals in New Zealand are Supportive of Alternatives to Cigarettes ...
- However, almost 600,000 New Zealanders continue to smoke, with particularly high smoking rates among population groups such as Māori and the ...

Christian pundit calls Pete Buttigieg 'biggest threat to religious liberty'

Christian pundit calls Pete Buttigieg 'biggest threat to religious liberty'
- The anti-LGBTI pundit, who is also against abortion and national health care, further criticized Buttigieg for supporting the Equality Act, which he calls ...

Is my child being bullied in primary school?

Is my child being bullied in primary school?
- If the bullying is because your child is (or perceived as) LGBTI, or because of their ethnicity, disability or membership of the Travelling community, the ...

Māori success to be focus of new polytech model

Māori success to be focus of new polytech model
- A polytechnic that supports tertiary reforms says Māori success within industry training organisations can continue under the new proposed model.

Dancing with the Stars NZ: Glen Osborne kicks off season with Māori-inspired 'kapa haka tango'

Dancing with the Stars NZ: Glen Osborne kicks off season with Māori-inspired 'kapa haka tango'
- Glen Osborne, the All Black-turned-cop, has kicked off his dance career with a stunning Māori-inspired tango. In the first episode of the new season of ...

Disappointment' at petition to stop transgender teaching in NZ schools

Disappointment' at petition to stop transgender teaching in NZ schools
- Disappointment' at petition to stop transgender teaching in NZ schools ... As a spokesperson for Maori Affairs, representing another minority in our ...

Māori-medium resources the way of the future

Māori-medium resources the way of the future
- Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Ara Rima are the 2018 Matific competition winners and competed against schools from across New Zealand and ...

Are govt petitions hosting racism?

Are govt petitions hosting racism?
- This petition is very divisive," said one non-Māori person on social media. "Without Māori and Māori culture, New Zealand has no heart or soul." ...

Maori Council targeting suicide prevention among Maori men

Maori Council targeting suicide prevention among Maori men
- The New Zealand Maori Council in partnership with the National Maori Authority has launched a new resource for targeting suicide prevention and ...