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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 music venue and industry training hub Northern Sound System and Balya Productions. Ten artists will take part in the year-round mentorship, with some given the opportunity to perform at WOMADelaide … Read More

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 Country, by Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou. Bruce and Vicky recently recorded this interview with Adelaide-based poet and broadcaster, Mike Ladd, for local bookshop Matilda Books. Thanks to them and … Read More

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 between authors Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou about their new book, Loving Country, that was recently broadcast by a local bookshop over Zoom. Thanks to the book’s publisher, Hardie Grant … Read More

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 up on the APY Lands in the Far North West of South Australia. Her late father was Yami Lester, an Aboriginal elder and nuclear campaigner, who lost his eye sight … Read More

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 to discuss the work of anthropologists in the native title process. If you missed Part 1, you can listen back to the podcast version on our website here – www.nativetitlesa.org/anthropology-native-title/ … Read More

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