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Wave Hill Station Walk Off

Wave Hill Station Walk Off

Growing up in the East Kimberley, with family links to Vincent Lingiari, the Wave Hill Walk Off is not only of national importance, but personal importance. This week we celebrate the anniversary of the Wave Hill Walk Off which started... More

International Day of Indigenous Peoples

International Day of Indigenous Peoples

This week people around the world celebrate the International Day of Indigenous Peoples on 9th August. This includes celebrating and acknowledging our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander First Nations peoples. This day, first celebrated in 1994 when announced by the... More

Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum

Anniversary of the 1967 Referendum

On 27 May 1967, Australians voted ‘yes’ change the Constitution so that, like all other Australians, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples would be counted as part of the population and the Commonwealth would be able to make laws ‘for’... More

National Sorry Day

National Sorry Day

We take the time on this post to acknowledge and commemorate the upcoming National Sorry Day on 26th May each year. This is a day to remember the removal of Aboriginal children from their families and communities. A chance to... More

National Close The Gap Day

National Close The Gap Day

Australians can show their support for closing the gaps between First Nations health outcomes and those Australians not of First Nations descent each year on National Close the Gap Day on the third Thursday in March. By celebrating and supporting... More

National Apology to the Stolen Generation

National Apology to the Stolen Generation

This month is the anniversary of the National Apology to the Stolen Generations (13 February 2008). It is a day to celebrate the Apology, but also to commemorate and learn from the past. On the 13th of February 2008 Prime... More

Teaching Remote

Teaching Remote

October 22, 2017

We haven’t had much writing time with one of us being full time baby carer and the other teaching full time in a remote Aboriginal community school!! We are excited that our Aboriginal Supernatural Suspense novel is in its final... More

Plan your Indigenous Literacy Day celebrations… NOW!

Plan your Indigenous Literacy Day celebrations… NOW!

Heads up that Indigenous Literacy Day is coming up fast! On September 6th we celebrate the culture, stories, language of Aboriginal Australia… and raise awareness and support for those that struggle with reading. Did you know that only 25% of Indigenous students... More

Street Stories- On the street with Calariah

Street Stories- On the street with Calariah

On the street with this deadly 17 year old! We yarned with this Derby chick, Calariah, to find out all that made her tick! 1. Where are you from? How did you learn about your heritage? I’m from a small town called Derby,... More

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