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Change the date and let us all celebrate together!

For my overseas readers who are unsure what all the fuss is about concerning our National Holiday on the 26th of January- let me fill you in. 538 more words


In Australia, no other time of the year is scattered with as many social and political landmines than the weeks leading up to January 26th. It’s as if, around the 15th of this month, a very loud part of the population wakes up, starts planning their barbecues, pulling out their Aussie flags, adorns strategic clothing to bear their Southern Cross tattoos and brushes the dust off their conservative, white, nationalist opinions. 602 more words



Noongar woman Jacinta Taylor is holding her first photo exhibition Balga at REPLANTS in Wray Avenue, Fremantle.

The show of nature photos will open this Saturday January 20 from 6-9pm.

Western Australia

NACCHO Aboriginal Health Mob : Our first 2018 #NACCHO Members #Deadly good news stories @KenWyattMP #NT #NSW #QLD #WA #SA #VIC #ACT #TAS

1.WA : AHCWA team helps with a Meningococcal vaccination campaign to protect the people living in Central WA Desert Communities

2. QLD: Gurriny Yealamucka Health Service : Hearing loss surgery sounds great for 16 children from Yarrabah FNQ… 3,087 more words

Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Service

The Aboriginal Canadian and Ishmael

Before reading this piece I strongly recommend you read Ishmael by Daniel Quinn (or here’s a summary for you cheaters).

Ishmael, the philosophical and reflective novel written by Daniel Quinn in 1992, confronts the assumptions of the 21st century “taker” and their unsustainable habits; he challenges the fundamental philosophies upon which we rest our unabashed destruction of the natural world. 1,030 more words


Refugee on Native Land

My family found refuge on Canadian soil in 1983. I was still an infant (that’s me on the left!), and completely unaware of the drama that would mark the opening act of my life. 755 more words