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NPY Women’s Council’s Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Tjanpi Desert Weavers – a social enterprise supporting more than 400 women of the Central and Western Desert region – after being awarded a Deadly for Outstanding Achievement in Cultural Advancement last September is again shaping up for another success worthy of recognition. The Tjanpi Desert Weavers currently have a big project underway in the […]

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Conscious, sub-conscious or unconscious

The comments which appear following many mainstream media articles regarding Aboriginal issues (regardless of the content) by mainstream Australian society are what really interest me. It is here at the end of an article where we get to see clearly what we are up against. We get to see the unabashed opinion of “Mr and […]

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National Congress membership soars

Membership to the Congress of Australia’s First Peoples has increased by more than 700 members in the last six months, a meeting of Congress delegates was told in Adelaide. The meeting, opened by Kaurna Elder and National Congress member, Aunty Josie Agius, received an update on initiatives by the Congress as well as an address […]

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Butler calls for an end to the tyranny of our youth seeking Confirmation of Aboriginality

Brian Butler yesterday posted on Lateral Love Australia the following message calling on the National Congress of Australia’s First People to address a dire situation for our youth: “I am at my wits end! I have reached my tether at the almost daily request for support from our young Aboriginal and Islander (including the Torres […]

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Reconciliation should be the name of the game

Historic amendments to South Australia’s constitution to formally recognise Aboriginal people were passed through Legislative Council in Adelaide yesterday, ensuring Cultural Safety in all Departments should be all Ministers’ next priority if genuine reconciliation is the name of the game. It is no coincidence that the events that took place across Australia yesterday, including the […]

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Understanding Brian Butler & Lateral Love

By William Brian Butler, as told to Nicola Butler. William Brian Butler was born 13th September 1938 at the Bagot Detention Centre in Darwin, Northern Territory My mother Emily Anne was born Annie Lawrie and my grandmother Eliza Gordon was born Lady Wilson and are of the Aranda tribe and my grandfather Toby is of […]

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