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frozen in time, the casts of indigenous australians who performed in ‘human zoos’ are chilling

Frozen in time, the casts of Indigenous Australians who performed in ‘human zoos’ are...

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Bonangera and Jurano were depicted performing at the Dresden Zoo in an 1882 illustration. Illustrirte Zeitung In a large storage room in the basement of the former Musée d'Histoires Naturelles in Lyon, France, stands a rare relic...

Morning of mourning plan to open Australia Day ceremonies in Port Phillip next year

A solemn “morning of mourning” ceremony recognising Indigenous culture and history could be part of Port Phillip Council’s Australia Day commemorations in January. Port Phillip Council will investigate how a Council-backed separate ceremony, recognising the impact of...
sunday essay: histories written in the land: a journey through adnyamathanha yarta

Sunday Essay: Histories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta

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It is impossible to fully capture the landscape of the Flinders Ranges in one image. Spanning 400km, it is constantly changing. Shutterstock The Flinders Ranges covers a vast area spanning over 400 kilometres. The nearest...
sunday essay: lessons from stone – indigenous thinking and the law

Sunday essay: lessons from stone – Indigenous thinking and the Law

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The sacred site of Uluru. In our Law we know that rocks are sentient and contain spirit. Dan peled/AAP In Dreaming stories, Emu is often a narcissist who damages social relationships. These stories teach...
indigenous people no longer have the legal right to say no to the adani mine – here’s what it means for equality

Indigenous people no longer have the legal right to say no to the Adani...

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The commercial interests of Adani prevailing over the rights of the Wangan and Jagalingou people show the fragility of native title. Dan Peled/AAP Image Last week, the Queensland government extinguished native title over tracts of land in...
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Koorie Heritage Trust – solo exhibitions

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Celebrating the work of mid-career artists, the Koorie Heritage Trust is proud to present four solo exhibitions – Camping on Country by Aunty Bronwyn Razem; Old and New by Uncle Greg Muir and Marnda Grik by Blackgin. In addition, Dry Your Dishes on...
sunday essay: a black marlin at port kembla and an 8,000-year-old midden – nature in the 21st century

Sunday Essay: a black marlin at Port Kembla and an 8,000-year-old midden – nature...

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A black marlin in the sea. These apex predators can grow to 800 kilograms. shutterstock The shaky video shows the crescent tail cutting through water as the black marlin swims through the creek, hunting...
aboriginal woman tanya day died in custody. now an inquest is investigating if systemic racism played a role

Aboriginal woman Tanya Day died in custody. Now an inquest is investigating if systemic...

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Family members of Tanya Day march to the Coroners Court after a smoking ceremony. Day’s inquest will consider if systemic racism was a factor in her death in custody. David Crosling/AAP If you haven’t yet...
koorie heritage trust they shield us – installation photos

koorie heritage trust They Shield Us – installation photos

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Three new exhibitions They Shield Us, Memory Mixtape and Land Currents They Shield Us, Memory Mixtape and Land Currents opens at the Koorie Heritage Trust Saturday 3 August – Sunday 29 September 2019. Coinciding with Melbourne Fashion...
albanese says voice must be in the constitution

Albanese says Voice must be in the Constitution

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“We have not yet had true reconciliation, and a country that is not truly reconciled is not truly whole,” says Anthony Albanese at the Garma Festival. Mick Tsikas/AAP Opposition leader Anthony Albanese says an...