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Difference Differently

Difference Differently | GEP The World's Indigenous Peoples | Scoop.it

For thousands of years different Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups have maintained connections to particular areas of Australia.  They often refer to their traditional lands as 'country'.  In this activity you will explore the importance of country.

Watch the following video where two Aboriginal people, Lex and Baressa, talk about their country and what it means to them

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Wade Davis: Dreams from endangered cultures | Video on TED.com

With stunning photos and stories, National Geographic Explorer Wade Davis celebrates the extraordinary diversity of the world's indigenous cultures, which are disappearing from the planet at an alarming rate.
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Remarkable knowledge from scientist and poetic scholar, Wade Davis. Indigenous peoples teach us other ways of being, of thinking, of orienting our world.

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United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues

United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues | GEP The World's Indigenous Peoples | Scoop.it

The United Nations Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues (UNPFII) is an advisory body to the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), with a mandate to discuss indigenous issues related to economic and social development, culture, the environment, education, health and human rights.

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