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25 Years Since Oka Crisis: Will it Happen Again?

Will Braun | Posted 07.15.2015 | World
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 | World

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 05.14.2015 | 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.

Iconic Aboriginal Musician Dies At 75

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 06.02.2012 | Home

SYDNEY -- Jimmy Little, one of Australia's most famous Aboriginal musicians, died Monday after a long illness, his family said. He was 75. The iconic...

Faces of Wilcannia (PHOTOS)

David Maurice Smith | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
David Maurice Smith

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Starting the Conversation of Aboriginal Homelessness

Mark Horvath | Posted 09.21.2011 | Impact
Mark Horvath

The aboriginal population is disproportionate in homelessness around Canada.

For Australia's Natives, 'No Other Way But Jail'

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 08.28.2011 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Fabian Brown, known among Aborigines by his tribal name Jabangardi, is usually jobless, addicted to alcohol and has been in and...

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 | World

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