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Advance Australia White

Violeta Ayala | Posted 02.03.2017 | Home
Violeta Ayala

"I can't stand for something that's racist. Advance Australia Fair, when it's really Advance Australia White." Said Anthony Mundine, ahead of his figh...

We Wear Orange

Alexandra Owens | Posted 09.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Alexandra Owens

On Friday our family wears orange. You can't compare pain and hurt like the one our people endured in the Residential Schools. You only have to ask so...

We Have A Lot To Learn From Indigenous Peoples

Rob Kall | Posted 09.01.2016 | Impact
Rob Kall

Recently, the UN celebrated the Day For Indigenous Peoples. Western history's coverage of our relationships with Aboriginal/Indigenous peoples has mostly been reporting on western cases of killing and cultural annihilation. I've come to believe that we have much to learn from Indigenous peoples.

Take a Nature Break From Your Tech

Arthur Rosenfeld | Posted 01.11.2017 | Technology
Arthur Rosenfeld

In our formative stages, we human beings lived in an aboriginal state of tune with the horrors and favors, beauty and beasts of nature. The evolution of our brain and its attendant senses allowed us to survive, helped us to thrive, and finally potentiated our transformation into the dominant predator on the planet.

The Story and Work of Earth-Artist, Helen Andronis Ibrahim

Samantha Matcovsky | Posted 12.15.2016 | Arts
Samantha Matcovsky

Australian artist, Helen Andronis Ibrahim, is putting her own spiritual and modern spin on earthly enlightenment.

Could You Endure a Sweat Lodge Ceremony?

Garry Rodgers | Posted 12.14.2016 | Religion
Garry Rodgers

Sweat ceremonies clean and heal, both physically and mentally. They purge the mind, bring clarity, and test participant's endurance, strength and courage. They're holy places where people renew their inherent deep and natural connection to the universe.

Native Vote Could Make The Difference In Canada's Elections

The Huffington Post | Julian Brave Noisecat | Posted 01.04.2017 | Politics

Canada is facing a critical moment in its history. The Canadian dollar is at an 11-year low, and some say the country is in a recession. Oil producer...

25 Years Since Oka Crisis: Will it Happen Again?

Will Braun | Posted 07.12.2016 | Home
Will Braun

The Oka country club is not hosting powwows or returning land to Mohawks. However, we are not staring each other down, bristling with hostility. We're somewhere in between, inching toward reconciliation.

A New Report Says Canada Committed 'Cultural Genocide'

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.04.2015 | Home

Canada's Truth and Reconciliation Commission released a landmark report on Tuesday that extensively details accounts of aboriginal children undergoing...

How Annalise Jennings Realized Her Dream Through a Disadvantaged Aboriginal Community

Sarah Cannata | Posted 05.13.2016 | Impact
Sarah Cannata

If you watched that video right through, you've watched just under 20 minutes of something special... Something you can't buy or bottle: Passion.

Julian Lennon's Artistic Horizons

Lauri Lyons | Posted 06.14.2015 | Arts
Lauri Lyons

I recently sat down with Julian to talk about his first visit to Africa, which is the subject of the Horizons exhibition at the Emmanuel Fremin Gallery.

Sharks in the Pool? Check! Sisters Made of Stone? Check! This Is Still Australia

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 04.07.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

The beach, mate, yeah. Final week in Australia and we don't want to leave! This trip has been one of the most joyous in my life and I already miss th...

Flourishing Aboriginal Art

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

Recently I traveled up through the Northern Territory near Darwin to a prime site for rock paintings in and around Kakadu National Park. While my visits to expressive rock carvings and paintings were fascinating, I was most interested in seeing the art that is being produced in recent times.

Middle Australia, a Trip for All Senses - Part One

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Sidonie Sawyer

It's rough. The soil is hard and red, soft and warm at the same time. The shades of the rock are not really calming at all, nothing refreshing like the shade of a tree or a market umbrella. This is the center of Australia, this is aboriginal Uluru.

Australia's Northern Territory: The Adventurer's Dream

Black Tomato | Posted 03.17.2015 | Travel
Black Tomato

Everything you'll ever need for an intrepid adventure lies within the realms of Australia's Northern Territory. Key elements that we all seek when we strive to challenge ourselves, strive to embark on a trip that has the power to change us, the Northern Territory has in abundance.

A Journey Through Australia's Northern Territory

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.12.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

I had been to Australia more than 10 years ago and spent time exploring bustling Sydney and beautiful Cairns. Two of my most favorite places ever!

40,000 Years of Singing

Barrett Martin | Posted 06.14.2014 | Arts
Barrett Martin

Any musicologist or art historian will tell you that the music and art of a culture says everything about the culture itself. When did we stop creating culture and instead started devouring it?

The Life Out Loud: Listening to the Wisdom of Our Elders

MeiMei Fox | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
MeiMei Fox

We need to listen to the surviving first cultures. They are a vehicle for connecting modern humanity to nature and wisdom.

WATCH: Global Spirit: Dreams, Visions And Realities

Stephen Olsson | Posted 11.13.2012 | Religion
Stephen Olsson

Understanding the cosmology and creation stories that underlie the Australian aboriginal "Dreamtime" is often a challenging stretch for the western mind. Perhaps this is why we knew that having an aboriginal guest on the Global Spirit series was important.

Faces of Wilcannia (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 03.04.2012 | Home
David Maurice Smith


Starting the Conversation of Aboriginal Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.21.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

The aboriginal population is disproportionate in homelessness around Canada.

Travelers of the World Unite: Stop the Wars

Judie Fein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Judie Fein

In short, we are opinion leaders, opinion makers, the vanguard of the modern wave of exploration.

Australia: Illiteracy Rate Among Aboriginal Children Higher Than Expected

The Australian | Brad Norington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

THE rate of illiteracy among Aboriginal children has been underestimated, with the first uniform national literacy tests showing the proportion of ind...