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Audio | The power of Indigenous storytelling: Witi Ihimaera (New Zealand) and Ali Cobby Eckermann (Australia)

Listen to an interview with two internationally acclaimed indigenous writers: one being a first hand account of forced adoption and an education that promotes alienation from a child’s cultural roots; and both on the struggles and joys of reconnecting with … Continue reading

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Bold patterned artworks that tell a story: The colours and lines of Aboriginal art – Rajasthan & Australia

Neena Bhandari, The Hindu, October 15, 2016 | To read the full article, click here >> The colours and lines of Aboriginal art in Australia’s outback take the author back to the deserts of her birthplace in Rajasthan In the grainy … Continue reading

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Video | Chronicling 15,000 years of history: The Rock Art of Djulirri – Australia

The Rock Art of Djulirri December 14, 2010 by Samir S. Patel To watch all five parts from the beginning, click here >> In a remote corner of Arnhem Land in central northern Australia, the Aborigines left paintings chronicling 15,000 years … Continue reading

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Gond art and its counterparts in India and Australia: Comparing the works of Bhil, Gond and Rathwa tribal artists – Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat

Brinda Suri, Deccan Herald, Oct 19, 2014 | To read the full article, click here >> One of the most primitive art forms in India, Bhil paintings have gained global acclaim. Brinda Suri speaks to Bhil artists and patrons about the … Continue reading

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“Aboriginal people are the true Australians”: Documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist John Pilger – Australia

Watch the trailer for Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger’s epic new documentary about Australia. Two years in the making, Utopia reveals a shocking national secret behind the postcard image of the “lucky country”. Utopia is released … Continue reading

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