How do you support people forever attached to a landscape after an inferno tears through their homelands: decimating native food sources, burning through ancient scarred trees and destroying ancestral and totemic plants and animals?
An impressive lineup of artists and performers are taking part in the International Indigenous Music Summit, now in its second year.
Cultural burning is proactive, while Western-style controlled burning, also called hazard reduction burning, is reactive.
In Australia, that semi-arid land where the sun shines most of the year, the Black Serpent has come to rest.
For Indigenous Peoples who have lived within their traditional territories for generations, music is a repository of ecological knowledge, with songs embedding ancestors’ knowledge, teachings and wisdom.
Racially and sexually objectifying Aboriginal women reflects a long practice in Australia and abroad.
Law enforcement helped remove indigenous children from their homes and have contributed to high rates of indigenous imprisonment.
A Lower Brule Sioux basketball player has been invited to play in Australia for the Down Under Sports 30th annual basketball tournament in July.
The demand for recognition and a distinct Indigenous voice emerges from the historical denial of both in Australia, author Kenan Malik writes in The New York Times.
How can aboriginal sovereignty—from ‘time immemorial’—coexist with British sovereignty created 200 years ago? Peter d'Errico asks the question on Indian Country Media Network.
Side-stepping the issue of domination that resides within the Doctrine of Discovery.
A scientist in Denmark is employing cutting-edge techniques to show how Native people are linked genetically to their ancestors in the Americas.
Fresh from a 500-mile relay run to prevent the Dakota Access Pipeline construction across Lakota Territory, Cheyenne River Sioux tribal youth Joseph White Eyes headed for the Land Down Under to speak out against a mammoth coal mine that threatens Aboriginal land and water.
Canada was one of four governments -- a list that included the United States -- that voted against the declaration in September 2007.
Three South Dakota tribal athletes may soon be running cross country in the land Down Under.
The DNA was not found in other Native Americans so researchers believe it must have originated with a different group of ancestors.
There is a colonization connection the indigenous people of Australia and America share.
Writer suggests Americans take a lesson from Australians in always thanking indigenous people.
Young people in an Aboriginal village in Australia have developed their own language, The New York Times reports.
Columnist on the treatment of Aboriginal people in Australia: More than any other colonial society, Australia consigns its dirtiest secrets, past and present, to wilful ignorance or indifference. When I...
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