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Australia's heartless 'House of Discards' refuse First Nations' fundamental rights

The weakness at the heart of our democracy is revealed in the lack of protections for our First Nations people, writes Jeff McMullen, who sets out a plan to begin to right these wrongs.

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Australia's Shame

First People

Iroquois, Innu, Algonquin, and Mi’kmaq. References to the First People abound throughout eastern Canada. The names of cities and townships originate with the First People, Gaspe meaning “Lands End” to Saguenay meaning “the end of the deep water and Kebec “where the river narrows.” 95 more words

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9 Reasons Why I Hate Thanksgiving.

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Halloween is my favorite because its borderline obligatory, purely for kids, and requires no family dinners or gifts and I like the decorations better too. 377 more words

On th'eclipse of the sun. Solar Eclipse.

Some American Indian peoples avoid looking at the eclipse.Western culture has ceased to give spiritual significance to such celestial movements. To watch an eclipse is to participate in change out of the daily flow of nature; to bring the world of night, or emotions, or shamanic consciousness into ascendance; to give access to unpredictable Change. 176 more words

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When Historic Preservation Begins

Again. The damage had been done, and the implications were clear. Like the rape of Mother Earth, in creating their territory with roads, like in Rondo, there was the State of Minnesota’s Department of Transportation.   728 more words

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They will survive

9 January 2016

By VICTORIA STONE-MEADOWS

THE ninth annual Belgrave Survival Day saw hundreds of people turn out to Borthwick Park in Belgrave to celebrate the continuation and strength of Indigenous culture. 55 more words

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