Aboriginal Way podcast

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December 13, 2021

Kaurna ancestral remains laid to rest at Wangayarta Memorial Park

More than 100 Aboriginal remains stored at the South Australian Museum were reburied at Kaurna Wangayarta Smithfield Memorial Park this…
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December 2, 2021

Aboriginal Language Interpreting Service

A new service by the Department of Human Services (DHS) will connect Aboriginal people with limited English skills to interpreters…
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November 23, 2021

Immersion: 360-degree storytelling experience

Immersion is a 360-degree experience educating audiences about the significance of water to South Australia. Virtual reality technology allows you…
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November 16, 2021

Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways Project

Since 2006, Indigenous Youth Mobility Pathways Project has helped high school leavers from remote communities start their tertiary education journey.…
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November 8, 2021

Turkindi Expo 2021

Turkindi Expo 2021 Turkindi is a Kaurna word that means coming together and sharing information. For 21 years, the service…
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November 1, 2021

Aboriginal Children’s Commissioner reflects on first term

Aboriginal Children’s Commissioner reflects on first term April Lawrie was appointed South Australia’s first Commissioner for Aboriginal Children and Young…
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October 21, 2021

40 years of the APY Lands Act

40 years of the APY Lands Act Forty years on, the Anangu Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Land Rights Act 1981 remains unprecedented…
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October 14, 2021

Accessing Country using virtual reality

Accessing Country using virtual reality A virtual reality film is helping people access Country from hundreds of kilometres away. The…
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October 5, 2021

Carer Les Wanganeen wins SA Child Protection Award

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way, brought to you by SA Native Title Services. Narungga and Kaurna man, Les Wanganeen won…
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September 17, 2021

Funding boost for APY Rangers secures future of black-footed rock-wallaby

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way, brought to you by South Australian Native Title Services. Only 80 years ago, the black-footed…
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September 10, 2021

Connect with Country at Nature Festival

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way, brought to you by South Australian Native Title Services. Spring is the perfect time of…
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September 3, 2021

Join the State Records & State Library Aboriginal Reference Group

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way brought to you by South Australian Native Title Services. This week we speak to State…
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August 23, 2021

South Australia’s new Close the Gap plan

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way brought to you by South Australian Native Title Services. This week we speak to South…
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July 22, 2021

Yuwallarai journalist Kirstie Parker

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way brought to you by South Australian Native Title Services. We speak to Yuwallarai woman Kirstie…
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July 16, 2021

Kalkadunga didgeridoo player William Barton

Welcome back to Aboriginal Way brought to you by South Australian Native Title Services. This week we speak to Kalkadunga…
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July 6, 2021

Southern Deadly Yarns season 2: Blackfulla Bookclub

Aboriginal Way is proud to share an episode from the award-winning series Southern Deadly Yarns season 2 by Neporendi Aboriginal…
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June 24, 2021

Bicultural business with AIATSIS CEO Craig Ritchie

During Reconciliation Week 2021, Aboriginal Way attended the first AIATSIS Summit at the Adelaide Convention Centre. This was a combination…
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June 10, 2021

‘Sorry and Beyond: Healing the Stolen Generations’ with Brian Butler – Part 1 & 2

Hear about Brian Butler’s lifelong devotion to healing the harm caused by the removal of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander…
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May 20, 2021

Kaurna cultural burn makes history

Tuthangga (Park 17) Adelaide was the site of the first cultural burn in an Australian capital city and the first…
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May 13, 2021

Mick Starkey: culture and science go together

SA Native Title Services is the publisher of Aboriginal Way – we assist Aboriginal people in South Australia to gain…
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May 3, 2021

Aerosol and Tattoo Artist: Shane Mankitya Cook

Shane Mankitya Cook is a Wulli Wulli and Guwa descendant from Queensland. He was adopted by the Kaurna community in…
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April 27, 2021

Mali Isabel is making her art empire

Meet Mali Isabel, an Arabana and Kokatha artist making a name for herself on Kaurna land. The 21-year old was a successful applicant of a year-long…
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April 13, 2021

Legacy: Reflections on Mabo exhibition

It’s South Australia’s turn to see the Legacy: Reflections on Mabo exhibition which has been showcased at art galleries across…
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April 9, 2021

Gina Rings: Directing the first Aboriginal dance work for babies

Gina Rings is an award winning choreographer and dancer with over 30 years’ experience in the arts. Hailing from the…
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March 23, 2021

Tika Tirka (Stay & Learn): Indigenous student accommodation

Tika Tirka means to stay and learn in Kaurna language, and that’s exactly what Indigenous students from regional communities are…
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March 16, 2021

Tanya Hosch: How to better Australians

South Australian of the Year finalist, Tanya Hosch, says racism is the nation’s unfinished business and talking about it will…
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March 10, 2021

Warndu: Start cooking with native Australian ingredients

Warndu is an Indigenous-owned company that makes products with wild harvested Australian native ingredients. Founders Damien Coulthard and Rebecca Sullivan,…
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March 1, 2021

MRLN X RKM ready for WOMADelaide with Midnight Oil

WOMADelaide has announced a new music development initiative for emerging First Nations artists, in collaboration with the City of Playford’s…
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February 22, 2021

Loving Country with Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou – Pt 2

Part 2 This week, we’re bringing you the second part in a two-part series about the newly published book, Loving…
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February 15, 2021

Loving Country with Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou – P1 1

Part 1 Over the next two weeks, we’ll be bringing you another two-part series. This short series is a conversation…
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February 8, 2021

Nuclear weapons ban treaty: will Australia sign?

Our guest on Aboriginal Way this week is anti-nuclear activist Karina Lester. Karina is a Yankunytjatjara Anangu woman who grew…
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February 1, 2021

Anthropology + Native Title Pt 2

This week you’ll hear the second part of our interview with senior anthropologist Robert Graham. Listen in as he continues…
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January 25, 2021

Anthropology & Native Title

Understanding how vital anthropology is to native title claims PART 1 of 2 South Australian Native Title Services employs a…
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January 18, 2021

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,…
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January 8, 2021

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…
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January 6, 2021

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…
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December 23, 2020

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…
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December 21, 2020

After Native Title… Spotlight on Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Corporation

Three years on from determination, the Ngarrindjeri Aboriginal Corporation is thriving as it builds sustainable partnerships with regional councils and…
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December 14, 2020

Remnants of Yalata’s Aboriginal History Preserved

Remnants of Aboriginal history from the community of Yalata on South Australia’s Far West Coast will be preserved by a…
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December 7, 2020

New Documentary about Faith Thomas AM (née Coultard)

Have you heard of Faith Thomas AM (née Coultard)? The Adnyamathanha woman who was born at the Nepabunna Aboriginal Mission…
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November 30, 2020

Archie Roach in Southern Deadly Yarns

You might have heard of the recent Southern Deadly Yarns series by Neporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc. and Onkaparinga Libraries, which…
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November 19, 2020

Share the Dignity with women in remote Indigenous communities

When Rochelle Courtenay first learnt of women experiencing homelessness going without basic sanitary items, she decided the question was not,…
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November 12, 2020

NAIDOC SA Awards 2020 podcast

The recipients of the South Australian NAIDOC awards for 2020 were announced at a ceremony at the Adelaide Town Hall…
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November 10, 2020

50 Words Project

If you want to learn how to say a word in another language, where do you go first to find…
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November 9, 2020

NAIDOC SA Award Recipients 2020

Always Was, Always Will Be The 13 recipients of the 2020 NAIDOC SA Awards were announced in a ceremony on…
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November 5, 2020

South Road Sculptures

A new installation of sculptures celebrating Kaurna culture has been installed to sit proudly on the corner of the South…
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November 4, 2020

Oodnadatta Overlap Trial update

The Oodnadatta overlap proceedings between the Arabana and the Walka Wani that began on Country in Oodnadatta, Alice Springs and…
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November 3, 2020

NAIDOC Week 2020 events

Always Was, Always Will Be The theme of NAIDOC Week this year, Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First…
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November 2, 2020

Toolbox Yarns

While the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site is a hub for the wide range of entrepreneurs and the emerging future…
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October 28, 2020

Have your say on SA’s Road Safety Strategy

The South Australian Government is developing a new strategy for the next ten years: South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy to…
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October 23, 2020

Patricia Clarke for Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month and one of Cancer Council SA’s Aboriginal Ambassadors, Patricia Clarke, is sharing her story to…
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October 16, 2020

Tarnanthi: honouring shared knowledge from generations of women

Like many events this year, Tarnanthi has had to meet the challenges, uncertainty and closed borders that have come hand…
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October 9, 2020

‘Atnwengerrp – Our Apmere, Our Place’ at Tandanya

A new exhibition has opened at Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute that takes audiences full circle from the first exhibition…
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October 6, 2020

Innes National Park namechange

Innes National Park Name Change to Dhilba Guuranda – Innes National Park and Under New Co-Management Board Innes National Park…
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September 28, 2020

Free The Flag

Originally designed for the land rights movement in 1971, the Aboriginal flag has come to represent Aboriginal People Australia-wide since…
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September 22, 2020

Raise The Age

There’s been a growing movement for some time to lift Australia’s minimum age of criminal responsibility from just 10 years…
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September 14, 2020

Our Stories

Take a seat around the virtual campfire and listen to Senior Kuarna man Uncle Mickey O’Brien, Ngarrindjeri Elder Stephanie Gollan…
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September 7, 2020

Indigenous Jobs In SA’s Seafood Industry

“You can see it as an opportunity for him – sure. But I saw it as a fantastic opportunity for…
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August 31, 2020

Indigenous Literacy Day

Wednesday, 2nd September is Indigenous Literacy Day, a celebration of Indigenous culture, stories, language and literacy, but also a reminder…
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August 24, 2020

Meet Breaking Ground Winner, Juanella McKenzie

Juanella McKenzie sold her first painting to a Dutch tourist at the Old Ghan Restaurant in Hawker when she was…
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March 13, 2020

Allan Sumner On Returning Old People

Recently Kaurna community members respectfully reburied the remains of ancestors disturbed during the construction of the Northern Connector and other…
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February 28, 2020

Tessa Rose On Growing Up With Foster Families

Tessa Rose is an actor who regularly appears on stage and screen across Australia, she’s had roles in ‘Top End…
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February 24, 2020

Community Together For The Apology Anniversary

Today we join the community in marking the twelfth anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generation. The 13th…
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January 30, 2020

First Nations Hub At Tandanya For Adelaide Fringe 2020

Tandanya National Aboriginal Cultural Institute celebrates its 30th anniversary this year and  is marking the achievement with a big focus…
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January 24, 2020

Act Now With Nathan May

Since 2014 Reconciliation South Australia and ActNow Theatre have delivered a program called Generation of Change, designed to give school…
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December 19, 2019

Aboriginal Screen Storytelling In Demand

The new CEO of the South Australian Film Corporation (SAFC) says the organisation will maintain its strong commitment to Aboriginal…
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October 24, 2019

Blood Money Exchange & Collaborative Car Wrecks At Tarnanthi

On this program, join us at the launch of Tarnanthi 2019, the national festival of contemporary Aboriginal and Torres Strait…
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October 18, 2019

Kurruru Arts Has A New Home

Kurruru Arts and Cultural Hub is entering a new era and direction, sharing a new space with Kura Yerlo Inc.…
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October 12, 2019

Roger Thomas On Aboriginal Engagement

Commissioner for Aboriginal Engagement Roger Thomas is leading a State-wide consultation to seek the views of Aboriginal South Australians on…
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August 22, 2019

Shona Reid On Reconciliation In SA

On the show this week we speak to Executive Director of Reconciliation South Australia Shona Read about her time at…
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August 16, 2019

Elizabeth Close On Our Mob

On Aboriginal Way radio this week, we hear about a huge exhibition of art by First Nations South Australian artists…
Featured image for “Keith Thomas On Native Title In SA”
August 8, 2019

Keith Thomas On Native Title In SA

60% of the state of South Australia now has native title resolved, with remaining claims progressing rapidly through the Federal…
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July 26, 2019

Jeffrey Newchurch On Reburial

On this program we speak to Kaurna Elder Jeffrey Newchurch on the return of eleven Kaurna old people to be…
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July 18, 2019

Rikki Milera-Wilson On Getting Active

On this show, hear from an inspiring young woman who wants to create opportunities for people in her community to…
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July 12, 2019

Lester Irabinna Rigney On Children’s Voices In Treaty

On today’s program, we speak to Professor Lester Irabinna Rigney after a forum held at SAHMRI on the theme of…
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July 5, 2019

Learning Language On Country

On the program this week we hear from Arabana woman Dr Veronica Arbon and linguist Eleanor McCall about two language…
Featured image for “Dylan Clarke On Treaty In Victoria”
June 27, 2019

Dylan Clarke On Treaty In Victoria

On Aboriginal Way radio this week, we hear from Dylan Clarke, Chairperson of the Barengi Gadjin Land Council which represents…
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June 20, 2019

Nukunu Native Title Determination

23 years after they lodged their claim, Nukunu people this week finally witnessed the Federal Court recognising their native title…
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June 13, 2019

Jamie Lowe Realising The Promise

In this week’s program we hear from the Chair of the National Native Title Council speaking at the 2019 Native…
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June 6, 2019

Douglas Clinch On Diabetes Stories

On the program this week, we hear about work being done to find better ways of dealing with one of…
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May 31, 2019

Paul Herzich Aboriginal Landscape Design

On this week’s program we hear from Paul Herzich, a Ngarrinjeri and Kaurna man who is an Adelaide based contemporary…
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May 22, 2019

Joe Williams Defying The Enemy Within

On the program this week, we speak to a Wiradjuri man who is brave in every sense of the word.…
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April 29, 2019

Next Stage For Aboriginal Families Study In SA

The Aboriginal Families Study is a research study that invited 344 women from across South Australia to talk about their…
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April 17, 2019

Telling The Stories Of SA Aboriginal Vietnam Veterans

On Aboriginal Way this week, Kaliah Alice finds out about the VIETNAM, ONE IN ALL IN exhibition, which shares the…
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April 11, 2019

Jaky Troy On Indigenous Languages

The Royal Australian Mint has launched a new 50 cent coin into circulation, designed to mark the United Nations General…
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March 28, 2019

Sageran Naidoo On Closing The Gap

On this program a chat about the importance of bringing community and health care providers together in a social way…
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March 21, 2019

Schania Ceegan On Closing The Gap

This week we mark Closing the Gap day, a day created by community organisations and individuals that  aims to close…
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March 7, 2019

John Hill Independent Assessor Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme

Just over three hundred people who were taken from their families as children by South Australian authorities have now been…
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March 1, 2019

June Oscar Social Justice Commissioner On Women’s Perspectives

In June this year Social Justice Commissioner June Oscar will present a report on the ideas and perspectives of Aboriginal…
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February 22, 2019

Reflections On The SA Stolen Generations Reparations Scheme

Recently the SA Premier and Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Steven Marshall released the final report of the South Australian Stolen…
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February 15, 2019

Brad Bara From Mambali A Long Way From Home

Kaliah chats to Brad Bara from Mambali, a young and exciting emerging force from Numbulwar – a remote coastal community…
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February 8, 2019

A Personal Story Of Intergenerational Child Removal

This week Lucy speaks to Courtney Hunter Hebberman at a meeting held in Adelaide held to discuss child protection reform.…
February 1, 2019

Survival Day 2019

On 26 January 2019, a large crowd gathered at Semaphore Foreshore to celebrate Aboriginal culture and survival. Kaliah Alice speaks…
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September 4, 2018

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…
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June 22, 2018

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…
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May 10, 2018

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…
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October 29, 2017

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…