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Wednesday 18th of October 2017 (UTC)

Aboriginal Specific News – World

The suicide toll can be reduced by us coming together, the world over

I have been asked to visit Brazil and journey to the corrals of human misery where peoples such as the Guarani languish. They are suiciding at among the world’s highest rates. During the last few years I have published hundreds of articles on the suicide crises and on the ways forward. It was more important […]

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Racial inequality in the Australian criminal system – 1 in 6 Black people go to prison

The mass incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders should be a civil rights issue, one of the pressing issues of our generation but our Governments – one after another – continue to fail to translate this pressing issue as a national priority. The incarceration rate of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is an […]

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Soul Loss

I came across NY psychoanalyst, Morton Schatzman’s book, Soul Murder, (Schatzman, 1973) the year I commenced my training in psychiatry, 1974. It had a formative effect on my professional development and on my life in general. Soul murder was the term used by nineteenth century German Judge, Daniel Schreber, to explain his schizophrenic illness. He […]

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The Heart of Everything That Isn’t

The Untold Story of Anti-Indianism in Drury and Clavin’s Book on Red Cloud   Four Arrows Fielding Graduate University I don’t mean for this to be a book review of The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud. An American Legend. Rather, I intend it to be an indictment of the […]

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The Heart of Everything That Isn’t

I don’t mean for this to be a book review of The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud. An American Legend. Rather, I intend it to be an indictment of the genre of anti-Indianism[1] it represents. Although it is unlikely that its authors consciously set out to try and prove […]

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Indigenous Seed Savers Gather in the Andes to Fight Climate Change With Biodiversity

By Erin Sagen Courtesy of YES! Magazine – 9.8.2014 As climate change makes it more difficult to practice agriculture in their ancestral homelands, indigenous communities are exchanging seeds in hopes of finding the hardiest varieties. On top of a rugged Andean mountain situated high in Peru’s Cusco region, on 30,000 acres of conserved land known […]

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Australia – 14,000 stolen children – today

Former Government worker for the NSW Department of Families and Communities, Debra Swan on National Sorry Day joined one of the 15 protests happening across the continent to not only remember the Stolen Generations but to point out that they are continuing. In NSW, one in 9 Aboriginal children is ripped from their families into […]

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World’s apart: Indigenous leaders abandon faith in UN to find climate solution

Thousands of delegates are gathered in Warsaw for another round of climate talks. On the other side of the globe, indigenous leaders say they’re done with the UN talks. I have nothing to say to them. They are orators of the highest quality, but the time for excuses has gone. – Uncle, Eskimo runner GHOST […]

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Stealing A Nation

Stealing a Nation was a documentary by John Pilger and Chris Martin ‘Stealing A Nation’ (2004) is a film about the plight of the Chagos Islands, whose Indigenous population was secretly and brutally expelled by British Governments in the late 1960s and early 1970s to make way for an American military base. The tragedy, which […]

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World Mental Health Day: Suicide epidemic ravages Guarani

Ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10th, Survival International has revealed shocking new suicide figures afflicting the Guarani tribe in Brazil. The tribe faces a suicide rate at least 34 times the national average due to the loss of their ancestral lands and constant attacks by gunmen. Figures reveal that, on average, at […]

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