? 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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? Question of the Day ?

How many of us have experienced people we know or love behaving badly towards us recently?

Frequent manifestations of lateral violence include:

• nonverbal innuendo (raising eyebrows, face-making),

• bullying,

• verbal affront (overt/covert, snide remarks, lack of openness, abrupt responses, gossiping),

• shaming,

• undermining activities (turning away, not being available, social exclusion),

• withholding information,

• sabotage (deliberately setting up a negative situation),

• infighting (bickering, family feuds),

• scapegoating,

• backstabbing (complaining to peers and not confronting the individual),

• failure to respect privacy,

• broken confidences,

• organisational conflict,

• physical violence.

The Lateral Violence we are talking about is far from being the ‘fuzzy buzz word’ that many people choose to used to dismiss this destructive behaviour.

We must acknowledge our actions and behaviours to be able to work towards healing our souls to create positive opportunities for our future generations.

Spirit of Uluru

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? Question of the Day ?

Rejecting Confirmation of Aboriginality for our young people – How many suicides have occurred due to this type of lateral violence? How many more must we endure before this shameful practice ceases?

Spirit of Uluru

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? Question of the Day ?

What is Self Determination? and what does it really mean for an individual or organisation when they claim to support ‘self determination’?

Spirit of Uluru

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? Question of the Day ?

A culturally safe and secure environment is one where people feel safe and draw strength in their identity, culture and community.

What makes you feel Culturally Safe in your place of work?

Spirit of Uluru

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