Northern Territory police told to re-examine so-called suicide of Indigenous girl | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Northern Territory police told to re-examine so-called suicide of Indigenous girl | ABC News” – below is their description. The death of a 16-year-old girl on Groote Eylandt four years ago, initially deemed a suicide, has been referred back to police by the Northern Territory coroner who … Read more Northern Territory police told to re-examine so-called suicide of Indigenous girl | ABC News

Rio Tinto may have to pay $250m in Juukan Gorge compensation, native title chief warns | ABC News

ABC News (Australia) published this video item, entitled “Rio Tinto may have to pay $250m in Juukan Gorge compensation, native title chief warns | ABC News” – below is their description. Rio Tinto could have to pay up to $250 million in compensation to the traditional owners of the Juukan Gorge heritage site, according to … Read more Rio Tinto may have to pay $250m in Juukan Gorge compensation, native title chief warns | ABC News

Live: Primitive rural village of Lisu and Nu ethnic groups in Yunnan Province

CGTN published this video item, entitled “Live: Primitive rural village of Lisu and Nu ethnic groups in Yunnan Province” – below is their description. Qiunatong Village is located in the northernmost region of the Grand Canyon of the Nujiang River in Nujiang Lisu Autonomous Prefecture, northwestern Yunnan Province. It is known for the primitive rural … Read more Live: Primitive rural village of Lisu and Nu ethnic groups in Yunnan Province

Traditional Indonesian prau arrives in Darwin to raise awareness about trading history | ABC News

A traditional Indonesian boat on a journey to raise awareness about the long trading history between Indonesian Muslims and Aboriginal Australians has arrived in Darwin. A Muslim group from Western Sydney has bankrolled a traditional Makassan sailing boat that’s showing young Muslims their place in Australia’s pre-colonial history. Read more here: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2018-01-16/aboriginal-people-asians-trade-before-european-settlement-darwin/9320452 For more from … Read more Traditional Indonesian prau arrives in Darwin to raise awareness about trading history | ABC News

Australia: Boxing rehabilitation programme lowers crime rates

A community in Australia is seeing a dramatic drop in violent crime rates due to a new rehabilitation programme, which brings young Aborigine prisoners and police officers to the boxing ring. Al Jazeera’s Andrew Thomas reports from Sydney. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – Find us on Facebook: … Read more Australia: Boxing rehabilitation programme lowers crime rates

Australian enterprise draws on art to help aborigines

The indigenous art market has traditionally been a lucrative one in Australia. Now, a social enterprise run by Aborigines called Blak Markets is hoping to capitalise on the art market’s popularity to help the community. Yaara Bou Melhem reports from Bare Island in Sydney. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: … Read more Australian enterprise draws on art to help aborigines

[Strong language alert]: Nayuka Gorrie on why she wants a treaty

Aboriginal woman Nayuka Gorrie is part of a growing number of Indigenous Australians who don’t want a referendum on constitutional recognition. Instead, she’s calling on Australia to “sign the lease, pay the bond”, and draw up a treaty with Aboriginal Australians. WARNING: Strong language/This video may contain images of people who are deceased.

“Strengthening our relationships over lands, territories and resources” – The 2011 Eddie Koiki Mabo Lecture

Let me begin by acknowledging and paying my respects to the Traditional Owners of the place upon which we sit and talk tonight. I honour your Elders that have come before us, those that are here tonight and I await in optimistic anticipation for those Elders who are yet to emerge. My people are the … Read more “Strengthening our relationships over lands, territories and resources” – The 2011 Eddie Koiki Mabo Lecture

Matthew Humphries Win $5000 NAIDOC Prize for “Road to Change”

The National Aborigines and Islanders Day Observance Committee has awarded $5000 to Matthew Humphries, an indigenous artist from Mackay in Central Queensland, Australia, for his artwork “Road to Change”, which will be used in promoting the the annual celebrations of Australia’s traditional owners. 100 artists entered the NAIDOC  poster competition under the theme: ‘Change – … Read more Matthew Humphries Win $5000 NAIDOC Prize for “Road to Change”

Australia: Rugby League Greats Help Young Aborigines

Kevin Rudd’s Labor government has teamed up with the National Rugby League and Former Origin Greats (a registered charity) to promote education for indigenous Australian youths who have typically suffered reduced opportunities, bad health and social exclusion as a result of decades of apartheid-style treatment under previous Australian governments. In his first year in government, … Read more Australia: Rugby League Greats Help Young Aborigines

UN: 90% of World’s Languages Could Disappear

A UN report published this week has identified the threat posed to global cultural diversity by systematic mistreatment of the world’s indigenous populations. Native people make up 5% of the world’s population, yet speak a disproportionate number of languages, manage a disproportionate amount of rural land and suffer disproportionate ill health and suicide rates. The … Read more UN: 90% of World’s Languages Could Disappear