NAIDOC week: Indigenous cuisine is easier to cook than you might think

NAIDOC week: Indigenous cuisine is easier to cook than you might think

By Ebony Garlett Posted July 15, 2018 08:03:13 Related Story: Why bush tucker should be our national cuisine Related Story: Remote disadvantaged community thriving with bush food it’s cultivating Australian Aboriginal culture is known throughout the world for its art, music and dance, but much less is known about another …

NAIDOC Week: Because of grandmother’s resolve, children set perfect school attendance

NAIDOC Week: Because of grandmother’s resolve, children set perfect school attendance

Posted July 14, 2018 08:00:41 Photo: Janie, 6, is proud of her certificate for perfect school attendance. (ABC Radio Perth: Emma Wynne) The first thing Dorothy Getta’s granddaughters show visitors to their home are the certificates they’ve won at school. “This was mine for achieving a perfect score on my …

Indigenous women take out top gongs at annual NAIDOC awards

Indigenous women take out top gongs at annual NAIDOC awards

Updated July 14, 2018 09:50:55 Photo: The theme of this year’s Naidoc week is ‘Because of her we can’. (Flickr: Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet) Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have been urged to stand strong and speak up for the survival of their children and families. …

NAIDOC Week: King William IV ‘intended a treaty’ be negotiated with SA Aboriginal people

NAIDOC Week: King William IV ‘intended a treaty’ be negotiated with SA Aboriginal people

Updated July 13, 2018 14:01:49 Photo: Daryle Rigney has been actively involved in nation-building work and promoting social justice. (ABC Radio Adelaide: Malcolm Sutton) Related Story: Treaty negotiations on hold while SA Government considers their future Related Story: South Australia enters historic treaty discussions with Aboriginal nations Negotiating a treaty …

Indigenous women celebrated at NAIDOC Week, leading the way in gender equity on boards

Indigenous women celebrated at NAIDOC Week, leading the way in gender equity on boards

Updated July 12, 2018 17:24:28 Photo: Dancers at the NAIDOC Women’s Conference in Sydney. (Supplied: Syrenne Anu) Hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women have gathered at a two-day conference in Sydney as part of this year’s NAIDOC Week celebrations. It’s expected the meeting will bring together the largest …

Alice Springs raises Aboriginal flag for the first time as NAIDOC celebrations get underway

Alice Springs raises Aboriginal flag for the first time as NAIDOC celebrations get underway

Posted July 09, 2018 19:20:47 Photo: The Indigenous flag, designed by Alice Spring’s Harold Thomas, flies for the first time at Anzac Hill. (ABC News: Nick Hose) After a 30-year battle the Aboriginal flag was flown for the first time on top of Anzac Hill in Alice Springs as part …

NAIDOC week: the unlikely friendship that’s driving reconciliation in Gympie

NAIDOC week: the unlikely friendship that’s driving reconciliation in Gympie

Posted July 07, 2018 05:00:00 She’s an Aboriginal elder of the stolen generation; he’s a middle aged white male with Celtic roots. Aunty Lillian Burke and Sean Connelly, co-chairs of the NAIDOC Committee in Gympie, are preparing for a busy few weeks of cultural observance and celebration. It’s a commitment …