Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Justice
Dr Chris Sarra, founding Chairman of the Stronger Smarter Institute offers three recommendations for Indigenous policy to make a difference, reports NITV.
On a recent holiday to Central Australia, Gabrielle Fogarty experienced a Spirit-led revelation and awareness to the pain and terror that the Northern Territory Intervention had placed on our First Peoples living in remote communities in the Territory.
Understand contemporary Aboriginal culture through the Creative Spirits website, featuring articles, infographics, photography and poetry on topics such as the Stolen Generations, Aboriginal history, racism, identity, mental health, poetry and art.
To recognise the heroism and sacrifice of the estimated 30,000 Aborigines who lost their lives defending their families and their land in the Frontier Wars, the Marist Family Peace and Justice Group is holding a special all-day Conference on Saturday, 29 August.
When I studied theology, there was one concept that seemed to take so long to understand: People need their reality confirmed and not denied. Examples of the denial and the rewriting of reality abound in Australia – currently and historically – in regard to its First Nations people, writes Sister Michele Madigan rsj.
How do we acknowledge in the Australian Constitution the distinctive place of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders and their culture, heritage, traditions, and relationships with country, asks Fr Frank Brennan sj.