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Elemental Places

Each of us has a special place, or places, that we have a strong connection to. This “sense of place” is developed through personal and cultural experiences and knowledge of a particular area. 1,525 more words

The Elements

We need to impose sanctions on Australia

Currently New Zealand abides by the UN Security Council sanctions imposed on Al Qaida and the Taliban, the Central African Republic, Cote d’Ivoire, North Korea, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Eritrea, Guinea-Bissau, Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Liberia, Libya, Somalia, Sudan and Yemen. 1,241 more words

War & Security

DNA Search for the First Americans Links Amazon Groups to Indigenous Australians

Smithsonian — The new genetic analysis takes aim at the theory that just one founding group settled the Americas

More than 15,000 years ago, humans began crossing a land bridge called Beringia that connected their native home in Eurasia to modern-day Alaska. 121 more words


Monday musings on Australian literature: David Unaipon Award

I’ve mentioned the David Unaipon Award several times in passing but have never devoted a post specifically to it. Today seemed to be a good time to do it, as it would mean I’ve bookended this year’s NAIDOC week with Monday Musings posts devoted to indigenous literature. 561 more words

Australian Literature

Monday musings on Australian literature: NAIDOC Week 2015

Australians will be aware that this week, July 5 to 12, is NAIDOC Week. NAIDOC originally stood for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee, the committee that was once responsible for organising national activities during NAIDOC Week. 433 more words

Australian Literature