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

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.26.2014 | 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.

Yothu Yindi Frontman Dies At 56

AP | KRISTEN GELINEAU | Posted 06.03.2013 | Arts

SYDNEY -- Mandawuy Yunupingu, the former lead singer of Australian indigenous band Yothu Yindi and one of the country's most famous Aborigines, has di...

GOP Lawmaker Apologizes For 'Aborigines' Remark

AP | By JAY REEVES | Posted 11.27.2011 | Politics

GARDENDALE, Ala. -- A powerful Republican leader in the Alabama Senate apologized Tuesday for referring to blacks as "aborigines" on recordings played...

Report: Aborigines Suffer From High STD Rates

AP | By ROD McGUIRK | Posted 11.27.2011 | World

CANBERRA, Australia -- Aborigines suffer far higher rates of sexually transmitted disease than other Australians despite being targeted by safe sex in...

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

nytimes.com | 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...