The magic of Daisy Loongkoonan, 105

February 29, 2016

One of Australia’s most admired Indigenous artists, and the oldest, is now exhibiting her work at the Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art. Born around 1910, Daisy Loongkoonan is by far the most senior of the […]

Reviving our languages and keeping them strong

February 25, 2016

The new Pama Language Centre will assist the indigenous peoples of Cape York Peninsula to revive ancestral languages and safeguard those under threat. Cape York Partnership has launched the Pama Language Centre which will support […]

New head for peak child care group

February 25, 2016

Australia’s peak body for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children and Families has appointed Gerry Moore, a Yuin man from the south coast of NSW, as its new CEO. The Secretariat of National Aboriginal and […]

California here I come

February 25, 2016

Dr Kathryn Gilbey has won a 2016 Fulbright Scholarship to the US, where she will develop collaborations with Chicana women and other First Nation’s women. The scholarship is awarded by Australian-American Fulbright Commission to promote […]

Why Mother Tongue is so important

February 25, 2016

Mother languages are essential to providing quality education, which in turn supports the achievement of the new global development agenda, according to the head of UNESCO. Speaking on the International Day established to promote the […]

Canberrans to get rare glimpse of fibre art

February 20, 2016

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, weaving expresses cultural identity and traditions that date back tens of thousands of years. Traditional objects are handmade from plant materials gathered from the bush or string made […]

Driving Indigenous employment

February 18, 2016

It’s not just about upgrading a road, the PDR project is symbolic of a new development highway, built by the indigenous people of Cape York. For the first time Indigenous job seekers on Cape York […]

Showcasing Indigenous writing

February 18, 2016

Desert Writing, Stories from Country, is the latest offering from University of WA Publishing, showcasing the extraordinary talents of some of our best Indigenous writers and poets. The NIT today publishes an extract from the […]

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