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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.

The Art of Not Doing: The Red Centre, Northern Territory, Australia

Richard Bangs | Posted 03.14.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

In the eager pool of morning light there rises The Rock. It is perhaps the most iconic symbol of the implacable indifferences of inhospitable landscapes, its dimensions timeless, unsummarized. And I want to climb it.

Sarajevo 1914 and New York City 2001: Is It Happening Again?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 08.26.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Sarajevo 1914 does not appear so distant, at least in terms of rhetoric and inclination to dehumanize the other. But, then perhaps our awareness has been raised to the danger.

PHOTOS: Swoon Ponders Our 'Extinction' In New Show

Posted 11.23.2011 | Home

Swoon's enthusiasm for community projects has only grown with her profile and her newest, titled 'Anthropocene Extinction' and showing at ICA Boston, ...

Modern Man Is A Wimp, According To Anthropologist

Reuters | John Mehaffey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Many prehistoric Australian aboriginals could have outrun world 100 and 200 meters record holder Usain Bolt in modern conditions. Any Neanderthal wom...

Tasered Man Bursts Into Flames In Australia

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When police taser-gunned a man in an aboriginal community in Western Australia who was charging them with a can of gasoline and a lighter, he suddenly...

Australian Aborigines Restrict Alcohol Sales To Address Crisis | NORIMITSU ONISHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HALLS CREEK, Australia Since Halls Creek recently became the latest Aboriginal town in the Australian outback to restrict alcohol sales, its doctors a...

Reconciliation Through Art: Video Premiere of "Apology (It's Time)"

Russell James | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russell James

One year ago tomorrow, Kevin Rudd, on his first day of office, officially apologized to the Indigenous people of Australia for 200 years of oppression. This speech was the impetus for this video.

Australia and America: A Shared Hope and Changed Attitude

Baz Luhrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Baz Luhrmann

The problems facing the United States -- and countries around the world right now -- are so towering that our only hope is in reaching out to our neighbors, building bridges, and moving on from old wounds.

Nicole Kidman Possibly Barren After Taboo Didgeridoo Playing

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Nicole Kidman has been warned by Aborigines who say she will not be able to have more children because she broke a sacred taboo by playing a didgerido...