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A clip from the first indigenous TV show on ABC-TV 1973


This goes in Folder A for Aboriginal (as in Australian Aboriginal).

There is an interesting thing about how we think / how we thought about the native, indigenous populations of places (or entire continents) which have been taken over by the Anglos, or the Spanish (this is another story and I don’t know as much about that). 1,126 more words


An Atomic Blast (In the Outback)

A highlight of our recent trip into the Western Deserts, which took us across The Great Victoria and Gibson Deserts in the Australian Outback, was a visit to Maralinga Village. 841 more words


Monday musings on Australian literature: Indigenous writers recommend ...

Last week, to commemorate the beginning of NAIDOC Week, I devoted Monday Musings to Anita Heiss’s series of interviews with indigenous Australian writers, In conversation with BlackWords… 1,004 more words

Australian Literature

Tara June Winch, Swallow the air (Review for Indigenous Literature Week)

Tara June Winch’s Swallow the air is another book that has been languishing too long on my TBR pile, though not as long as Sara Dowse’s… 1,049 more words

Australian Literature

Australian Aborigines From India Genome-wide data

Hindu Puranas describe the evolution of the world in detail, in all the eighteen of them.

It is  a part of Grammar of Purana. 326 more words


Aboriginal health is very important to us

This week is NAIDOC week. NAIDOC week is a time to celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, and is a great opportunity to recognise the contributions that Indigenous Australians make to our society. 420 more words