Assimilation & Oppression

New Stolen Generation - Yolngu Nation says 'No' to the Removal of it's citizens

Annual Gathering reignites debate on constitutional recognition

Constitutional Recognition

Gamilaroi man, and founder of the Sovereign Union, Mr Ghillar Anderson, is preparing to lead discussions on a variety of issues including First Nations People's sovereignty, and the government's proposed constitutional changes. "The Sovereign Union is about bringing people together to share our experiences and get a way forward as a collective group of people", says Mr Anderson. - The proposed changes are being promoted through a government-funded campaign, 'Recognise', which is currently making its way around the nation. Read more about Annual Gathering reignites debate on constitutional recognition

The urgent need for Australia to acknowledge it has a race relations problem

White Australia must consider the damage that disregard generates, and understand that from the Aboriginal perspective, white ways are not the only ways, or necessarily the best ways.
 
Many of our survey respondents expressed a willingness to improve the relationship. But so long as white Australia is resistant to Indigenous inclusion on any terms but its own, it’s hard to see how progress can be made.

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Aboriginal prisoners used as slave labour in Northern Terriory

The Northern Territory branch of the United Voice union says a program that allows prisoners to work at a central Australian salt mine for award wages is akin to slave labour.

The Territory Government says low-security prisoners are being trained for work at a potash project near Curtain Springs because the company had trouble recruiting staff. Read more about Aboriginal prisoners used as slave labour in Northern Terriory

A little boy who hid under the bed – a survivor of the Stolen Generations

Marcus Woolombi

The nation’s most elevated risk group to suicide is of individuals who as children were removed from their biological families.

Dr Woolombi Waters The Stringer August 28th, 2016 Read more about A little boy who hid under the bed – a survivor of the Stolen Generations

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