Mi’Kaisha feels comfortable on her Homeground

September 27, 2016

Mi’Kaisha Masella will be one of the star performers at this year’s Homeground festival at the Sydney Opera House. The 15-year-old features in a line-up that also includes Arnhem Land’s East Journey, New Zealand’s Trinity […]

Empowering walk from the past to the future

September 20, 2016

Batumbil Burarrwanga was just seven years old when she first made the special 60km walk from her home in Mata Mata to Cape Wilberforce through remote East Arnhem Land. Along the way her parents and […]

Researcher traces true history of buffalo soldiers

August 23, 2016

The role of Aboriginal women in the Northern Territory’s buffalo-shooting industry will be explored in new research by the Australian National University, which aims to correct a white-washed history. Charlotte Feakins, a PhD candidate with […]

Yirrkala festival goes off as boring people vote

July 5, 2016

Who cares about an election? Last Saturday, the first annual Yirrkala Yarrapay (Morning Star) Music & Dance Festival drew more than 2,000 people to the creative hotbed of Yirrkala on the north-eastern tip of Arnhem […]

Spectacular Songlines here to stay, say organisers

June 21, 2016

The extraordinary Songlines illuminations splashed across the Sydney Opera House during this year’s Vivid festival have been so popular that organisers are considering keeping them on display indefinitely. Featuring work by Australia’s leading indigenous artists and curated by […]

Garma kicks off with focus on education

June 8, 2016

Garma 2016 will kick off with a day-long Education Fair to promote the importance of sharing knowledge and a commitment to life-long learning. Yothu Yindi Foundation CEO Denise Bowden described the Education Fair as the […]

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