The American anthro who stole our bones in broad daylight

October 2, 2018

In 1948, Frank Setzler, the head curator of anthropology at the world’s largest museum and research complex, the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, visited Arnhem Land as a member of a US-Australian scientific expedition. While excavating […]

Aboriginal women: proud, strong and beautiful

July 25, 2018

Aboriginal women have a message for South African comedian Trevor Noah — we’ve got inner and outer beauty in spades. Noah, best known for hosting the satirical American news program The Daily Show on US […]

Fitzroy council call for river action

June 26, 2018

Traditional owners in Western Australia’s Kimberley have called on the WA government to work with them to protect the State’s national heritage-listed Fitzroy River. The newly-established Martuwarra Fitzroy River Council wants only sustainable, culturally and […]

Treaty poll looms for Indigenous Victorians

June 26, 2018

Aboriginal Victorians are set to go to the polls early next year to elect a representative body to enter treaty talks with the State Government. In an election in which the voting age may be […]

NAIDOC set to celebrate young and old

June 26, 2018

Redfern will once again be the focus for the annual inner-city NAIDOC Family and Sports Day, part of NAIDOC Week national celebrations from July 8 to 15. The family and sports day on July 13 […]

Jody dishes up culture through cuisine

June 13, 2018

Cooking and bush foods guru Jody Orcher will be one of the star attractions at a new mini-festival at the Sydney Opera House. The Ularai/Barkandji woman from Brewarrina in north-west New South Wales is renowned […]

Biography project set to rewrite history

May 2, 2018

A team of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander scholars is working on the first Indigenous volume of the Australian Dictionary of Biography. The major undertaking will see about 100 biographies of prominent Indigenous Australians added […]

Joy as lost artefacts rightfully returned

April 18, 2018

Precious Aboriginal artefacts estimated to be hundreds of years old have been returned to the traditional Budjiti owners in north-western New South Wales after having been used as garden ornaments. Budjiti elder Phil Eulo said […]

NAIDOC father forever immortalised

April 4, 2018

A life-size statue of the father of NAIDOC – Aboriginal activist and human rights advocate William Cooper – captures him doing what he was best known for: standing up for the wronged and persecuted. The […]

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