ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

Survival Day 2019

On 26 January 2019, a large crowd gathered at Semaphore Foreshore to celebrate Aboriginal culture and survival. Kaliah Alice speaks to some of those attending about what the day means to them. Listen here:

Memories Of Growing Up Aboriginal In Australia

“I didn’t know I was black till I was seven years old.I didn’t know that people would eventually cross the street to avoid walking on the same path as me.  I didn’t know that people would define me as ‘not looking that Aboriginal’ as if it were a compliment. I … Read More

Mixing Culture And Commerce, Science And Tradition In The Kimberley

Traditional owners of the area around the popular tourist town of Broome in northern Western Australia are drawing on their traditional knowledge and culture to create ongoing economic and environmental opportunities on their country. Yawuru Country Managers took delegates at the June 2018 National Native Title Conference on a tour … Read More

PhD Research Reveals Real Stolen Generations Story

Recently Jennifer Caruso, an Arrente woman and Survivor of the Stolen Generations graduated from the University of Adelaide with a Doctorate in Philosophy.Dr Jennifer Caruso’s thesis for her PhD is a personal reflection on being taken from her family, and through historical investigation and analysis she reveals the race based … Read More

Students Find Their Way On The Kokoda Track

A group of high school students who walked the gruelling Kokoda track recently discovered the untold stories of eleven South Australian Aboriginal servicemen, their own resilience and leadership capacity and the power of music for reconciliation. The 2017 Kokoda Track Reconciliation Trek, organised by Reconciliation SA, saw a group of Aboriginal … Read More