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Haiku for Standing Rock(and all of Occupied Turtle Island)

Scowl of the earth-

The great soil beckons forth

Eternal war drums

A black snake stretches

Under a glowing red sun

To bleach its own bones… 26 more words


Decolonisation or Transformation?

By Gregory Phillips, Waanyi/Jaru

I have just finished an inspiring week at the Pacific Rim Indigenous Doctor’s Congress (PRIDoC) in Auckland, Aotearoa, the theme of which was Transformation. 1,759 more words

Cultural Revitalisation

Sacred Ground

Ruby Wharton, Kooma and Gamilaraay

I was born to the earth for the purpose of protection and care, it is my duty to defend my homeland, it is a responsibility that all natives share and the numerous battles happening across the globe are growing in size. 440 more words

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Remember the Frontier Wars (1788-1934)

Historical Amnesia  

ANZAC Day is a commemoration of all Australians and New Zealanders “who served and died in wars, conflicts, and peacekeeping operations”.  However, only recognising wars and conflicts since World War 1, it effectively erases the history of conflict between First Nations peoples and colonial settlers from 1788 – 1934. 553 more words


South Australia's Flinders Ranges declared a nuclear dump site

By Enice Marsh, Adnyamathanaka

Recently, six sites had been proposed as the Australian nuclear waste dump, at the end of April 2016, it was narrowed down to one, the foot of the Flinders Ranges, home of the Adnyamathanha people in South Australia. 810 more words

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Black Mist, White Rain

The ongoing threat of nuclear destroying our homelands

By Sue Coleman- Haseldine, Kokatha Mula

My name is Sue Coleman-Haseldine I am Kokatha Mula elder. I was born on Koonibba Aboriginal Mission in 1951 which is about 40 km west of Ceduna in South Australia. 1,527 more words

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Sovereign Perspectives

By Nawoola Loonmi Miriwoong (Kununnura, Western Australia)

Interviewed by Les Thomas of #SOSBlakAustralia

Can you tell us your name, your mob and a bit about the work you’ve been up to? 1,725 more words

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