Monthly Archives: September 2012

Originally posted on Dancing with Decolonization:
Every one has heard the crabs in the bucket story. Most Indigenous people have heard it applied to themselves and their communities. A big ol’ bucket of Indian crabs pulling at each other so…

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Official Ongoing Count

29 September 2012 – 19,079 views in 105 Countries Official Ongoing Count.

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Quote of the Day

“My daughter and son caught their first fish where one thousand five hundred generations of their grandmothers and grandfathers caught their first fish. This is forever business. My children’s sons and daughters, and their grandchildren will catch their first fish … Continue reading

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This is ‘Forever Business’ – excerpts from the report…

What is cultural safety?  Page 14, Paragraph 3 The term first emerged in the context of the Maori nursing fraternity in Auterora/New Zealand. Cultural safety is: “an environment that is safe for people: where there is no assault, challenge or denial … Continue reading

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True Stories : 002

True Stories : 002. Reflections: 40 years on from the 1967 Referendum – Page 73 Perpetual grief by Brian Butler In recognition of the pain, grief and trauma inflicted on the Aboriginal Nations of Australia by the onset of colonisation … Continue reading

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Lateral Love Australia Song of the Week

Friday 28 September 2012 – Lateral Love Australia Song of the Week Bleeding Love…by Leona Lewis Leona Lewis – Bleeding Love Lyrics Closed off from love, I didn’t need the pain Once or twice was enough and it was all … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“All human actions are motivated at their deepest level by two emotions–fear or love. In truth there are only two emotions–only two words in the language of the soul…Fear wraps our bodies in clothing, love allows us to stand naked. … Continue reading

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