Australia Aboriginal Links

Australia Aboriginal Flag Links related to Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia presented in somewhat random fashion: Recent Features [email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected]@[email protected][email protected] The Genius of Australian Indigenous LanguagesThe genius of Indigenous languages – @RachNordlingerhttps://vimeo.com/286457391/f816da0a71 HeadlineAustralia changes word in anthem to honor Indigenous people – APAustralian history put through the looking glass by Aboriginal artists Judy Watson and Yhonnie Scarce …

Makarrata

WOTY 2017 Looking for a 2017 Word of the Year? One of our nominees: Makarrata, the coming together after a struggle. It was the central theme at the 2017 Garma Festival in Arnhem Land. HeadlinesWhat is a Makarrata?Constitutional reform rejected by Uluru forum, we’ll pursue Makarrata – SBSindigenous-makarrata-topic-of-discussionits-been-a-long-painful-journey-to-unity-at-uluru-lets-not-waste-this-opportunity QandA On the panel: Indigenous Affairs Minister …

Nyungar = Noongar

Indigenous Peoples Also spelled Nyoongar, Noongar Videos Recommended Listening Word for Word #23 Noongar: The pulse of language – In Indigenous cultures, traditional languages are bound up with family, history and place. In this episode, we meet three Noongar people – Miles Franklin-winning novelist Kim Scott; music historian Clint Bracknell; and performer and director Kylie …

NAIDOC

Lingo Card NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC (the National Aboriginal Islander Day Observance Committee) Week is an Australian observance lasting from the first Sunday in July until the following Sunday. 2020https://www.naidoc.org.au/news/naidoc-week-2020-postponed Key Linksnaidoc.org.auNAIDOC HistoryPoster GalleryFacebook Elsewhere on the Web http://www.abc.net.au/indigenous/features/naidoc Previous …

Aboriginal Tent Embassy

Photo: State Library of New South Wales The Aboriginal Tent Embassy is a semi-permanent assemblage where residing activists claim to represent the political rights of Aboriginal Australians. It is made up of signs and tents on the lawn opposite Old Parliament House in Canberra, the Australian capital. It is not considered an official embassy by …

Indigenous

Buzzwords Indigenous peoples are ethnic groups native to a land or region, especially before the arrival and intrusion of a foreign and possibly dominating culture. They are a group of people whose members share a cultural identity that has been shaped by their geographical region. Each group of Indigenous people are unique, some following similar …

Aboriginal and Indigenous Australia

Photo: Tribal Warrior Human occupation of Australia started about 65,000 years ago with successive waves of immigration from south and southeast Asia. Archaeologists continue to revise the date of early settlements. Today Aboriginal Australians conserve the oldest culture in the world. The word ‘Aboriginal’ has appeared in the English language since the 17th century and means ‘first or earliest …

Mabo Day

Photo: Mike Coghan, Two Nations Australia – June 3 is Mabo Day which marks the anniversary of the landmark decision of the High Court of Australia that overturned the legal fiction of terra nullius. The Mabo Oration is a biennial event presented by the Anti-Discrimination Commission Queensland and QPAC. It celebrates and pays tribute to …

Kimberley National Park

Photo: John Benwell, Aboriginal Rock Art created by the Wunambal people at Wary Bay, Bigge Island Western Australia – The Kimberley is one of the world’s last great wilderness areas. Remote and rugged, the sandstone landscape is spectacular with ancient gorges, pristine beaches and wide horizons. Google Maps goo.gl/maps/D48H6Mx3i6XvFwrM9 Fitzroy Crossing Fitzroy Crossing straddles the …

Adnyamathanha

Indigenous Peoples Adnyamathanha Headlines Histories written in the land: a journey through Adnyamathanha Yarta – The Conversation – @ConversationEDU @JKoolmatrie Video Elsewhere on the Web http://guides.slsa.sa.gov.au/Adnyamathanha guides.slsa.sa.gov.au: The Aboriginal people of the Northern Flinders Ranges at the time of European settlement were the Wailpi, Guyani, Jadliaura and Pilatapa. These four language groups are now collectively …