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What would Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia like others know about their cultures and concerns? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion:

What’s in a name? First Nations people were given names like Bing Crosby, Stalin and Hitler by white pastoralists in the Australian outback – ABC News
Rising seas and a great southern star: Aboriginal oral traditions stretch back more than 12,000 years – The Conversation
Message sticks: Australia’s ancient unwritten language – BBC
It’s been 35 years since Bob Hawke was presented with the Barunga Statement. What’s changed?
Voice to Parliament referendum question and constitutional amendment announced
It’s not all dots and it’s not all ‘traditional’ — busting big myths about Aboriginal art
Mungo Man, Mungo Lady buried despite traditional owners’ legal challenge – ABC
Miriam Margolyes and Lois Peeler

Gabriel Bani
Soul Search: From the Torres Strait to Uluru

Deadly Science


National Indigenous Television
Indigenous free to air television to be launched at Uluru
The National Indigenous Television channel will begin broadcasting from midday today. It’s the first national dedicated Aboriginal television service and it’s being launched with a special day of programming live from Uluru.
NITV | National Indigenous Television

South Australian Aboriginal Education and Training Consultative Body


Bookabee tours
Andy Ralph / Kakadu Culture Camp

ITBW Award
Guurrbi Tours (2009 winner)
Brambuk National Park and Cultural Centre (2010 finalist, archived)

Elsewhere on the Web
Hagen’s First Nations Telegraph@FNTelegraphfacebook
First Nations Media AustraliaArchives

Deadly Awards
From Little Things Big Things Grow
Directory of Aborignal Art
Directory of tourism operators
Aboriginal Songlines@Songlines_au
The Long Walk
National Indigenous Times
Koori Mail
Indigenous Business Australia
Indigenous Tourism Australia
Indigenous Land Corporation
The Gurindji Strike – ABC
North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance
Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Committee
The Little Red Yellow Black Book – an introduction to indigenous Australia by Bruce Pascoe
“This book is perfect for people who want to know more about Indigenous culture but don’t know where to start; for cross cultural training, for tourists, for reconciliation groups and within education.”
Australian Indigenous tourism lagging

Aboriginal (mainland) and Torres Strait Islander – AIATSIS

Indigenous Tourism
Indigenous Tourism – Tourism Australia
Aboriginal Tourism Australia
National Landscapes

Tourism and Indigenous Australia

Holding our tongues – Australia has the highest rate of language extinction on the planet: that’s according to UNESCO who says language diversity is—like species diversity—rapidly declining. And once a language is gone, can it really be brought back to life? Holding our tongues is a Hindsight project about the long and painful task of reviving Aboriginal languages. Find out more…

Federation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages (FATSIL)
Aboriginal revival languages
Aboriginal Languages of Australia

National Indigenous Music Awards

If we don’t engage in constructing a new framework then we will find ourselves unprepared for dealing with complex, difficult, challenging issues.
Patrick Dodson



Australian Indigenous Seasons Calendars

Stolen Wages – Creative Spirits

August 4 Children’s Day


Meet the Australians saving Indigenous languages from extinction

Paul Keating’s Redfern speech changed the national conversation — for a moment – ABC News

Australian Aboriginal mythology
Indigenous Australians
Mick Dodson
Yirrkala bark petitions
Harold Thomas (activist and artist)

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