Category Archives: Native American

Lets go back to the beginning to understand why we are doing what we do …

What is Lateral Violence? Back in 2012 the sad news of the passing of a young girl in a remote community who was subjected to ongoing lateral violence really impacted on us here at Lateral Love. As part of our … Continue reading

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An Important Message from Brian Butler

I am disturbed that Perpetual Grief is taking the toll on Aboriginal and Islander (including the Torres Strait) peoples. This perpetual grief is cancerous and is reducing the ability for our Nations to be anywhere near confident that Aboriginal culture … Continue reading

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Recommended Resources – Lateral Love Australia supports Four Arrows Teaching Truly: A Curriculum to Indigenize Mainstream Education

“Aboriginalisation is the only way forward for all of humanity. By placing the focus for learning fairly and squarely on the principles of caring, sharing and respect as practiced by our Elders we will bring about the necessary change to enable … Continue reading

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An Important Message from Brian Butler

Lateral Violence has killed our culture! In some communities it has caused sickness, depression and death. The one and only solution that will fix it all is through Lateral Love. Every individual has the ability to do something. Government are still … Continue reading

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? Question of the Day ?

How do you all think we can stamp out Lateral Violence and replace it with Lateral Love in our Families and Communities? Comments appreciated! Spirit of Uluru

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