Culture

"A people without the knowledge of their past history, origin and culture is like a tree without roots."

Marcus Garvey

March 21, 2016
During the round 14 AFL match between the Sydney Swans and the Port Adelaide Power at SCG on July 2, 2015 in Sydney, Australia.

Considering the Adam Goodes controversy in a broader context

The response to Adam Goodes’ dance is just one example of a very strong thread of racism that runs throughout Australia and Australian sport. His passionate dancing in the direction […]
March 10, 2016

The Grand Experiment: Two Boys, Two Cultures by Anouk Ride

The Grand Experiment is the story of the Benedictines work in New Norcia in the West Australian wheatbelt, this volume explores a fascinating story from the mid-19th century (less than […]
March 10, 2016

White Christ Black Cross: The Emergence of a Black Church by Noel Loos

White Christ Black Cross examines work of the Australian Board of Missions (ABM) with a particular emphasis on the period from 1850 to 1950. The author has looked at the […]
March 10, 2016

Black Glass by Kate Auty

From nearly twenty years special “Courts of Native Affairs” operated in Western Australia. They were set up by the Native Affairs Department and were run to the general applause of […]
March 9, 2016

It’s Still in My Heart, This Is My Country: The Single Noongar Claim History

This book is a history of Noongar people; it is based on a history report that was tendered as expert evidence to the Federal Court in the litigation of the […]
March 9, 2016
rob riley

Rob Riley: An Aboriginal Leader’s Quest for Justice

  Rob Riley was a prominent Aboriginal campaigner; he was articulate in confronting political leaders and he was very shrewd with the media. Riley was at the forefront of many […]

"Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that really matter"

Martin Luther King Jr