When Rochelle Courtenay first learnt of women experiencing homelessness going without basic sanitary items, she decided the question was not, “why is no one doing anything” but rather, “what’s stopping me from doing something?” Back in early 2015, Rochelle took matters into her own hands and started collecting these items … Read More
Aboriginal Way Podcasts
The recipients of the South Australian NAIDOC awards for 2020 were announced at a ceremony at the Adelaide Town Hall on Monday, 9 November. Hear who all 13 award winners are, and listen to Adelaide’s Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor presenting the second Lord Mayor’s NAIDOC Award, to acknowledge an Aboriginal … Read More
If you want to learn how to say a word in another language, where do you go first to find it? Probably in this day and age, the internet? What about if you’re trying to learn words in Indigenous languages from across Australia? Or you’re trying to find words from … Read More
Always Was, Always Will Be The 13 recipients of the 2020 NAIDOC SA Awards were announced in a ceremony on Monday, 9 November at the Adelaide Town Hall to celebrate NAIDOC Week 2020. This year’s NAIDOC Awards were presented by NAIDOC SA Chairperson, Joyleen Thomas. The recipients are: Lifetime Achievement … Read More
A new installation of sculptures celebrating Kaurna culture has been installed to sit proudly on the corner of the South and Sturt Road intersection, one of the final pieces of the Darlington Interchange. The sculptures pay tribute to the Tjilbruki Dreaming story, the best-known Dreaming narrative of the Kaurna people, … Read More
The Oodnadatta overlap proceedings between the Arabana and the Walka Wani that began on Country in Oodnadatta, Alice Springs and Adelaide in 2019 have continued in Adelaide’s Federal Court recently. Justice White heard further evidence from linguists, anthropologists and a historian about the Arabana and Walka Wani’s connection to Oodnadatta … Read More
Always Was, Always Will Be The theme of NAIDOC Week this year, Always Was, Always Will Be, recognises that First Nations people have occupied and cared for Australia for over 65,000 years. There are plenty of ways to celebrate NAIDOC Week this year. We’ve compiled a list of just some … Read More
While the former Royal Adelaide Hospital site is a hub for the wide range of entrepreneurs and the emerging future and creative industries it houses, it’s also the workplace of many construction workers and sub-contractors employed on the next big projects there, such as the Australian Space Agency, and soon the Aboriginal Arts and Cultures Centre.
Toolbox Yarns is a fortnightly talk about culture or heritage during these construction workers and sub-contractor’s smoko break. Designed to build a greater understanding between Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal cultures, the talks stemmed from discussions during Reconciliation Week – “why do we only talk about reconciliation and race during this week?”.
The South Australian Government is developing a new strategy for the next ten years: South Australia’s Road Safety Strategy to 2031. Aboriginal people comprise approximately 3% of South Australia’s population but are generally 2-3 times more likely to have a fatal injury and 30% more likely to have a serious … Read More