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Anangu Gather To Celebrate Closure Of Uluru Climb

The gate to the climb at Uluru has now closed permanently and hundreds of Anangu from communities across Central Australia will gather near Uluru this weekend to celebrate the historic closure.“We will be dancing because enough people are finally accepting and respecting our point of view and we can all … Read More

New Reserve Highlights Kaurna Culture

The redeveloped Felixstow Reserve in Adelaide’s east has been awarded for outstanding landscape design, including its recognition of Kaurna culture at the 2019 SA Landscape Architecture Awards.The Reserve’s design received three awards; the Award of Excellence, Landscape Architecture Award and the inaugural winner of the category, ‘Healthy Parks and Healthy … Read More

Talking About The Voice

A local reconciliation group believes that awareness of the Uluru Statement from the Heart is dwindling and so will host an information session to discuss the proposal. The Uluru Statement from the Heart was created at a national convention after a series of regional forums of Indigenous people. It outlines … Read More

Rebecca Richards – Historical Photos Through Many Eyes

In the 1930s anthropologist Charles Mountford documented Adnyamathanha people with a series of now iconic photographs and objects held by the South Australian Museum. Eighty years on an Adnyamathanha researcher has taken the photos back to her community to uncover personal and complex stories of family, culture and country.It’s the … Read More

Working With Aboriginal Children In Care

Aboriginal children are significantly overrepresented in care across the nation and in South Australia. After much needed and publicised reform over the past few years, the Department of Child Protection appears to be undergoing a re-orientation of the way it works with Aboriginal children and families The Department has recently … Read More

Meet The Our Mob Artists

Today we hear from some artists who are showing their work at the Our Mob exhibition of works by South Australian First Nations artists. Greg Burgoyne, Linda Bromley and Don Dunstan Emerging Artist Award recipient Sonya Rankine speak to Lucy Kingston about their art practice and how it relates to … Read More

Look Again At Dark Emu

Throughout history, humans have looked to the night sky to help explain their existence, but the conclusions peoples draw from the same sky can be remarkably different. European astronomy uses constellations of stars to tell a story, but sometimes Aboriginal Australia uses the darkness between the stars. Dark Emu is … Read More

Artists Emerging At Our Mob

Ngarrindjeri, Nurungga, Ngadjuri woman Sonya Rankine was announced the winner of the Don Dunstan Foundation Our Mob Emerging Artist Prize during the 2019 Our Mob opening at Adelaide Festival Centre in August.The prize win will allow the Moonta Bay resident to build her business, Lakun Mara (Weaving Hand), which focuses … Read More

Working Together To Bring Them Home

After years of uncertainty and loss, the Kaurna community were able to lay some of their old people to rest on their traditional lands in an emotional ceremony in late July. Kaurna leaders went to Canberra to collect around 800 ancestral remains, some of which had been stored in London’s … Read More