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Thursday, 25 April 2019

In Australia, Are All Historic Losses Treated Equally?

In Australia, Are All Historic Losses Treated Equally?
Australia Letter is a weekly newsletter from our Australia bureau. .... Although Ms. Dickens, an Aboriginal Australian, has been a practicing artist ...

The Ham family have a habit of bobbing up on big days

The Ham family have a habit of bobbing up on big days
- They love football in Bidyadanga, the biggest Aboriginal community in Western Australia with a population of more than 850 people. The Bidyadanga ...

Why Australia Should Never Go Nuclear

Why Australia Should Never Go Nuclear
- The history of uranium mining and nuclear testing in Australia has been ... While many Aboriginal people were forcibly removed from their traditional ...

Ultimate insult to a war hero: Proud Aboriginal Anzac wrote a desperate letter asking for a fair go as ...

Ultimate insult to a war hero: Proud Aboriginal Anzac wrote a desperate letter asking for a fair go as ...
- Percy Pepper was among 11,000 soldiers who applied for land allocation in Victoria and one of only two Aboriginal Australians granted it.

The language of colour, kinship and climate

The language of colour, kinship and climate
- It's fascinating to think about how languages work and why we see the ... is interesting from an Australian perspective because Aboriginal languages ...

Indigenous health and 'the gap' would be better served by focusing on positives, not negatives

Indigenous health and 'the gap' would be better served by focusing on positives, not negatives
- When you think of Indigenous health, what is the first thing that comes to ... A study found that in Western Australia, three quarters of all media stories ...

Kuwaiti researcher claims homosexuality caused by anal worm

Kuwaiti researcher claims homosexuality caused by anal worm
- The Jerusalem Post spotted this interview with Kuwaiti based researcher Mariam Al-Sohel. It's fair to say that she's not a supporter of the LGBTI ...

Coalition takes tougher line on gay conversion therapy after Labor promises ban

Coalition takes tougher line on gay conversion therapy after Labor promises ban
- The Morrison government remains committed to addressing the mental health of all Australians, including the LGBTI community, and this also relates ...

Eight LGBTI Nicaraguans killed during anti-government protests

Eight LGBTI Nicaraguans killed during anti-government protests
- A report from Nicaragua indicates eight LGBTI people have been killed during anti-government protests that began in the Central American country ...

English football's 1st out gay referee: 'Coming out made me better at my job'

English football's 1st out gay referee: 'Coming out made me better at my job'
- Optimistic about the future of LGBTI inclusion in sport, Atkin also described the scenario in which he thinks English football's first player will come out to ...

Electricity, partners and politics in Papua New Guinea

Electricity, partners and politics in Papua New Guinea
- Launched in 2010, the policy called for 70 per cent of the country's people to be connected to electricity within 20 years. It projected that achieving the ...

Anne Frank's Diary translated into te reo Māori

Anne Frank's Diary translated into te reo Māori
- Klap hopes the translation of Anne Frank's diary will lead not only to more people in Aotearoa/New Zealand learning te reo Māori but to a greater ...

The Māori ward project is failing, and it's hurting New Zealand democracy

The Māori ward project is failing, and it's hurting New Zealand democracy
- Traditional local council structures are shutting out indigenous voices. Māori wards were supposed to be the answer – so why are so few being ...

Love and solidarity': Posters against racism hit Christchurch streets

Love and solidarity': Posters against racism hit Christchurch streets
- When I told him I was from New Zealand and was part Maori, he was disappointed saying he thought I was Tahitian and that he wouldn't let any of his ...

Taro part of early mix of Māori agriculture

Taro part of early mix of Māori agriculture
- Taro part of early mix of Māori agriculture ... research has found that taro was part of the early mix of agricultural production by Māori in New Zealand.

Soldiers without guns': How unarmed Anzacs brought peace to war-ravaged Bougainville

Soldiers without guns': How unarmed Anzacs brought peace to war-ravaged Bougainville
New Zealander Will Watson, director of Soldiers Without Guns, said the war is ... The Bougainvillean leaders were offered a traditional Pwhiri Maori ...