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“And from all the lands on earth we come” by Suresh Rajan February 14th, 2014 What can bring together a Palestinian/Egyptian, a Lebanese/Australian, a Bangladeshi, an Iranian, an Indian/Kenyan, a Pakistani and others to discuss their formative years? That almost sounds like the … Continue reading

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400 suicides of ATSI peoples in last three years by Gerry Georgatos January 25th, 2014 Image – http://www.nacchocommunique.com Last year, I aggregated Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) hospital collated data on reported suicides of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – 996 suicides … Continue reading

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Pilger unleashed! On Thursday 23rd January I was a guest of Robert and Selina Eggington of the Dumbartung Corporation at a preview screening of the film “Utopia” by John Pilger. My thanks go to them and others at the screening for … Continue reading

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It wasn’t even funny! by Suresh Rajan December 1st, 2013 Monty Panesar – Image, http://www.telegraph.co.uk Picture this: The Australian Cricket Board Chairman’s XI is playing against the visiting English team. The match is being played in Alice Springs. A spinner who has played … Continue reading

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ALSWA says hurry up & implement recommendations by Gerry Georgatos December 3rd, 2013 Dennis Eggington – Image, http://www.caama.com.au The Aboriginal Legal Services Western Australia (ALSWA) has endorsed a recent report by a parliamentary inquiry committee into police services and custodial situations. ALSWA CEO … Continue reading

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“False Doctrine” and the Stifling Of Indigenous Political Will by Four Arrows September 22nd, 2013 Image – indigenousjesus.blogspot.com Abstract Hypothetically there is a correlation between the failure of Indigenous politics to achieve its goals and the sway of what Thomas Paine refers to … Continue reading

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Bergmann, Voelte, Augustine, Djiagween slam withdrawal of benefits package by Gerry Georgatos September 20th, 2013 Traditional Owner Rita Augustine – Photo, Aaron Bunch Goolarabooloo Elders  and community leaders fought all the way to save the pristine Country they call home but on which … Continue reading

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