ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

Anthropology & Native Title

Understanding how vital anthropology is to native title claims PART 1 of 2 South Australian Native Title Services employs a small team of anthropologists and we find that people often have questions about what their role is and how it relates to native title. The truth is that anthropologists have … Read More

Could drilling in Lake Torrens be South Australia’s version of the Juukan Gorge tragedy?

Drilling in Lake Torrens will go ahead by minerals exploration company Kelaray, a subsidiary of Argonaut Resources early this year, after approval was granted by the Premier Steven Marshall. Authorisation was announced during the week between Christmas and New Year’s Eve giving Kelaray permission pursuant to Section 23 of the … Read More

How to improve Aboriginal women’s heart health

Research led by University of South Australia PhD candidate Katharine McBride has found what makes the heart strong for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women. Did you know, the life expectancy of Aboriginal women is 75.6 years, compared to 83.4 years for non-Aboriginal women? According to McBride’s paper, ‘Good Heart: … Read More

Lake Torrens – South Australia’s Juukan Gorge?

MEDIA RELEASE January 6, 2021 Drilling will go ahead early this year on Lake Torrens after approval was granted by the Premier Steven Marshall. Lake Torrens is recorded on the Governments Register of Aboriginal Sites and Objects as a site of significance according to Aboriginal tradition and anthropology. The authorisation … Read More

Merry Christmas from South Australian Native Title Services!

Thank you for all your support over 2020. Our team are taking a break over the Christmas period and will be back on board on January 4. We wish you and your family a very safe and happy Christmas, and all the best for 2021.