Posts Tagged ‘aboriginal’

How to Read the Symbolism in Aboriginal Art

For thousands of years, an art form has existed that includes works in a wide range of media, including bark painting, ceremonial clothing, painting on leaves, rock carving, watercolor painting, and wood carving. This art form is known as  Indigenous Aboriginal Art  and pre-dates European colonization. Initially created by the Aborigines who first settled in […]

Rio Tinto Mining and the Destruction of Aboriginal Juukan Cave Heritage. A Loss to Humanity

Counter Information Global Research, September 22, 2020 The Anglo-Australian multinational company Rio Tinto – the largest iron ore mining company in the world – demolished two 46,000-year-old Aboriginal rock shelters in May. What is particularly disturbing about this event is that Rio Tinto was apparently acting entirely within the law, which is to say that […]

Aboriginal artists who’s art is killing it on social media

Aboriginal artists who’s art is killing it on social media By Welcome to country – March 1, 2019 Let’s take a look at 18 Aboriginal artists who’s art is killing it on social media. By killing it, we mean absolutely breaking the internet kind of killing it! When their Aboriginal artworks get posted, they are […]

Aboriginal Rock Shelters Could Have Been Saved from Blasting

The enigmatic archaic faces, found in large numbers over the Burrup are among the earliest rock art works in the region. This may be one of the oldest carved faces in the world (Image: Ken Mulvaney)

Two culturally and archaeologically significant rock shelters were destroyed by a mining company in Western Australia. The caves were ruined by blasting carried out by Rio Tinto, who remarkably did it with the full backing of the law. But new information reveals that there were alternative mining plans, that were hidden from the land’s traditional […]

Australian Aboriginal activists protested against the Nazis. Time for us Jews to return the favor

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13 y.o Aboriginal Boy Kidnapped & Bashed by Police

A young Aboriginal man has shocked thousands of Australians this week after sharing one of his own encounters with police brutality. Since many people in Australia seem oblivious to police brutality here, a young Indigenous man, Kyle Corpus, felt compelled to highlight just one of the many cases experienced by himself and many other Indigenous […]

27 Aboriginal words and phrases that all Australians should know

After reading and practicing some of these words you should be feeling a little bit more comfortable communicating with Aboriginal people. Let’s start with words that identify different groups of Aboriginal people. Back before colonisation different tribal groups identified themselves by their tribe name and this rings true today however some broader names have come […]

12 of the most popular Aboriginal boy names

Image / Marshall your Photos – Facebook After many requests we have finally put together the list of the most popular Aboriginal baby names for boys. In case you missed it, check out the most popular Aboriginal baby names for girls that we published just last week. If you think we’ve left out a popular […]

12 of the most beautiful Aboriginal baby girl names

Image / Marshall Your Phtos – Facebook There was once a time when the use of Aboriginal baby names were discouraged and not recognised on paper. During those times, Indigenous people would have one traditional name recognised by family groups and one English name for use in the wider community. Thankfully we are now seeing […]

Gangurru: Aboriginal Facts about Kangaroos

I think most people know they are marsupials and have pouches for their young that are known as Joeys. This education series article will explore some unique facts about kangaroos and highlight the influence the animal has with Aboriginal nations. The word Kangaroo comes from the Guugu Yimithirr language which is spoken in far north […]

Lest We Forget: Australia’s brutal treatment of Aboriginal people

Despite attempts by many Australians and even politicians to gloss over the brutal colonisation of Australia, there is no denying the crimes against humanity that continue to take place. From the earliest years of invasion there are countless stories of massacres handed down from generation to generation and there are settlers records found in old […]

The original fresh food people: Aboriginal bush meats

Image / www.davelaslett.com/ When people ask about Australian cuisine, a lot of people are left scratching their heads. They may mention vegemite, steak, sausages & prawns but many don’t know about the wide varieties of traditional bush meats known to Aboriginal people for thousands of years. In this article we take a look at the […]

Pope Francis Told To Apologize For Abuse Of Aboriginal Children In Catholic Schools

Canadian MP’s say that Pope Francis must publicly apologize on behalf of the Catholic church for its involvement in the abuse of indigenous students at church schools. The residential schools forcibly removed children from their families to ‘assimilate’ them into mainstream Canadian society. Hundreds of thousands of indigenous children were  sent to live in the […]

Aboriginal Australian Slaves – What The History Books Will Never Tell You

They were were taken from their homes and sent to work on cotton farms and sugar plantations, cattle farms and sheep stations, were there were no limits on how many hours they worked, how hard was the labor, how bad was the treatment or the provision of food and living quarters. Sound familiar? But these slaves, deprived of all personal […]

Killary hijacks NYC Pride by making sure you think she cares

     It is difficult to surprise at New York City’s pride parade — that pulsing kaleidoscope of pink unicorn horns and rainbow undergarments, bejeweled miniature dogs and glitter-specked revelers who seemed to have misplaced their shoes. But around 1:45 p.m. Sunday, beneath a virtually cloudless sky, something was afoot on Christopher Street. Lights flashed. Officers […]

Teenage painter praised for extraordindary talent.

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Aboriginal actor Gulpilil sentenced to jail for wife assault

ACTOR David Gulpilil will spend the next five months in jail for breaking his wife’s arm in a drunken assault last year. Appearing in a Darwin court yesterday, Australia’s most prominent indigenous actor, who played famous roles in films such as Crocodile Dundee, Rabbit Proof Fence and Baz Luhrmann’s Australia, was sentenced to 12 months […]

Aboriginal mMan charged over ritual payback killing

A 33-YEAR-OLD Aboriginal man faced court yesterday over an outback death believed to be the result of a ritual payback. The man, from the remote Kiwirrkurra community in the Gibson Desert 2000km north of Kalgoorlie, was arrested on Thursday, two days after the bodies of a 24-year-old man and his 22-year-old girlfriend were found at […]

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