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'Undiscovered' - Aboriginal Culture.

The Australian National Maritime Museum acknowledges all traditional custodians of the lands and waters throughout Australia and pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to elders both past and present. 98 more words
Australia

Colourful Masks at Indigenous Festival.

Indigenous children dress in traditional outfits in preparation for the Rey Curré festival. Courtesy The Culture Ministry
The moment tourists arrive at a Costa Rican airport, they see artifacts of the Boruca people: elaborately painted balsawood masks hang in the souvenir shops, sculpted like monsters, jaguars, and playful demons. 199 more words
ART AND CULTURE

Wave Hill Indigenous Protest 1966 -1975.

by Jude Dinely
On 23 August, 1966, the Gurindji people walked off the job at Wave Hill Station in the Northern Territory in protest over low wages, bad work conditions and the dispossession of their land. 152 more words
HISTORY AND PEOPLE

Myall Creek Massacre, NSW, 1838.

Myall Creek massacre 1838, by Harold Joseph Thomas (Bundoo)

The Myall Creek massacre near Gwydir River, in the central New South Wales district of Namoi, involved the killing of up to 30 unarmed indigenous Australians by ten Europeans and one African on 10 June 1838 at the Myall Creek near Bingara, Murchison County, in northern New South Wales.
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Australia

Life in Arctic Bay, Canada.

A photographer’s journey into the Canadian Arctic reveals the vibrancy of life in one of the coldest inhabited regions on the planet.
In early November the sun dips below the horizon in Arctic Bay and the sky bruises violet and blue. 183 more words
PHOTOGRAPHY

Buffalo Calf Road, Cheyenne Warrior woman.

The remarkable story of a young Cheyenne warrior woman in her early twenties, Buffalo Calf Road, spans a period of 3 years from 1876 until her death in 1879. 373 more words
HISTORY AND PEOPLE

Aboriginal Art aims for the Sky.

Emu in the Sky by Kyle Pickett (Australia). “When the Yallabirri (emu) appears in the sky in preparation for the laying of the eggs.” Image Credit: Kyle Pickett/Shared Sky… 278 more words
ART AND CULTURE