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Aboriginal Dot Paintings

This is a super fun project that any kid can do. The drawings are simple as they were made by the aboriginals, and anyone can make dots. 236 more words


A Call to Evaluate Comprehensions of Indigenous Film in ‘Zach’s Ceremony’

In light of the Brighton Museum and Art Gallery’s long-overdue restoration of the South Australian Ngarrindjeri and  Western Australian Whadjuk Peoples’ returned ancestral remains, a repatriation commemorated with a poignant traditional… 334 more words


The need for Aboriginal culture in Western Institutions

Last week Muriel Bamblett told the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory that 85% of Aboriginal children in care said their culture made them feel safe. 201 more words


Genocide American Style; Red Cry Lakota Solidarity Project (2013) Film 

Red Cry is about past and present genocide of the Lakota nation.

The first third of the film concerns the ugly history of legalized genocide of Native American peoples. 338 more words


A Most Peculiar Act, Marie Munkara

For all their differences in approach, A Most Peculiar Act and Two Sisters (review here), both from Magabala Books in Broome, may be read as two sides of the same coin. 737 more words


Two Sisters, Ngarta and Jukuna

I’m falling behind with my Indigenous Lit! Behind Lisa at ANZLL in particular whom I must thank for pointing me towards the two short books I am reviewing today (posted separately so they’re easier to find). 780 more words


Advocates for minority Supreme Court judge disappointed by Trudeau’s pick

Understandable reactions but equally understandable that the government chose to give priority to regional representation and bilingualism.

However, it will be more important to assess the diversity of future appointments to the lower courts, which I expect will include visible minorities and Indigenous peoples (as did with the initial 15 appointments). 715 more words