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A landmark ruling on “loss of heritage values for the entire state”: Holding a company accountable for damaging an aboriginal sacred site – Australia

Bridie Jabour and agencies, theguardian.com, Friday 2 August 2013 A mining company has been fined $150,000 for desecrating and damaging an Aboriginal sacred site in what the custodians are describing as a landmark ruling. OM Holdings, a subsidiary of OM Ltd, were … Continue reading

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Aboriginals’ language, knowledge, ritual, and faith live on in homelands after 50,000 years: Remembering an age known as the Dreamtime – Australia

By Michael Finkel © 2013 National Geographic Society Photograph by Amy Toensing June 2013 | Read the full article here >> First Australians Aboriginals had the continent to themselves for 50,000 years. Today they make up less than 3 percent of the … Continue reading

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Early appreciation for the city’s Indigenous heritage: Kaurna Language in Adelaide – Australia

Kaurna Language in the City of Adelaide – Read the entire article here >> Kaurna is the language Indigenous to Adelaide and the Adelaide Plains. When Adelaide was first established Kaurna was a vibrant language spoken by the original inhabitants … Continue reading

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Video | Politicians unite on Indigenous recognition vote: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the first inhabitants – Australia

Julia Gillard says a referendum on constitutional change to recognise Indigenous people is important work for a new generation. Watch the video here >> Source: PM laments ‘unhealed wound’ of Indigenous Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Address : http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-13/pm-laments–unhealed-wound-of-indigenous-australia/4516284 … Continue reading

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“Educate them to get people to understand”: promoting cultural awareness through short films and Dreamtime stories – Australia

Published: 5 November 2012 Discover more about the Indigenous community of Mount Gambier, South Australia in this month’s Indigenous.gov.au Closing the Gap community profile. The traditional lands of the Bunganditj (Boandik) people, Mt Gambier is home to a growing Indigenous … Continue reading

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