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Revisiting native 'wild' rice in Northern Australia

UPDATE

Trials of growing native wild rice is due to be planted near Darwin later in 2019. The rice is expected to fetch a premium price as a local product for tourists and gourmet restaurants, and because of its value, researchers can afford to grow the rice under cover to protect it from hungry magpie geese.

James Cook's Secret Instructions - 30 June 1768

Why more schools need to teach bilingual education to First Nations children

Indigenous children can benefit greatly from learning in a language they understand
Indigenous children can benefit greatly from learning in a language they understand
(Image: Neda Vanovac / AAP)

Samantha Disbray, Senior linguistics researcher, Charles Darwin University
16 June 2017 [node:read-more:link]

Whites & Blacks during the colonisation in the late 19th Century

This page provides an insight into the treatment of the First Nations peoples in the second phase of the mass slaughters in the Australian Eastern states and the archaic attitudes of the colonisers immediately following the first stage of the invasion and the many massacres, land theft and displacements in the late 18th to the mid 19th centuries.

Largest DNA study of First Nations People confirms genetic antiquity

Despite being one of the oldest continuous cultures in the world, First Nations People are one of the most poorly studied populations from a human evolution perspective, Ms Nano Nagle, one of the study's authors says.

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