Culture

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

Marcus Garvey

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
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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 […]
May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]
March 23, 2015
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We Are All Being Conned by Merchants of Doubt

This photograph has become an enduring image of business executives who place the interests and profits of their corporations above the public interest. It shows chief executives of leading tobacco companies […]

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

Martin Luther King Jr