Indigenous Australians
3 views | +0 today
Follow
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

First aboriginal woman wins Australian parliament seat; campaign brought racism - CTV News

First aboriginal woman wins Australian parliament seat; campaign brought racism - CTV News | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
CTV News First aboriginal woman wins Australian parliament seat; campaign brought racism CTV News CANBERRA, Australia -- Facing the prospect of becoming the first Aboriginal woman to win a seat in Australia's Parliament, Nova Peris said Sunday that...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Anaemia hits Indigenous children in remote communities in NT and ...

Anaemia hits Indigenous children in remote communities in NT and ... | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Almost 90% of Aboriginal children under two years old suffer anaemia at least once because they are not getting enough nutrition in remote communities in the Northern Territory and Western Australia, a study by the Fred ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Indigenous Australian Models Introduced To New York Fashion Week, Meet ... - PR Web (press release)

Indigenous Australian Models Introduced To New York Fashion Week, Meet ... - PR Web (press release) | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Indigenous Australian Models Introduced To New York Fashion Week, Meet ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Election 2013: Indigenous Policy Comparison

Election 2013: Indigenous Policy Comparison | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
While Indigenous Australians make up a small percentage of Australia's population, they are vastly over-represented in a number of alarming ways.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Getting mobile mental health into Indigenous communities - ABC Local

Getting mobile mental health into Indigenous communities - ABC Local | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Getting mobile mental health into Indigenous communities
ABC Local
The suicide rate for Indigenous people is four times Australia's national rate.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Project improves conditions for Indigenous communities - UQ News

Project improves conditions for Indigenous communities - UQ News | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Project improves conditions for Indigenous communities UQ News “What we know is that educational attainment is a key factor in determining adult socio-economic and labour market outcomes, and Indigenous Australians lag heavily behind non-Indigenous...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Katie Finney from Australian Indigenous Education - Centre for Aboriginal Studies
Scoop.it!

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation is an independent Indigenous organisation with a focus on healing our community.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Healing Foundation is an independent Indigenous organisation with a focus on healing our community. | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it

Our PrioritiesDefining what healing means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoplesAcknowledging the intergenerational impact of trauma on families and communitiesDeveloping links between Indigenous and non-Indigenous healing modelsWorking with young people to build connections to cultureSupporting Stolen Generations survivorsDeveloping programs relevant to men and boysBuilding on the work women have done to unite and heal families and communities


Via Kim Flintoff
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Warren Mundine's new military intervention into Aboriginal Australia ...

Warren Mundine's new military intervention into Aboriginal Australia ... | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Warren Mundine on the role of the military in Aboriginal communities: Actually the military does have a place … In the tsunami of Indonesia, you know at Sumatra and the Indian Ocean. And I said the military has got to train for ...
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Katie Finney from Metaglossia: The Translation World
Scoop.it!

Action needed to help preserve Indigenous languages

Action needed to help preserve Indigenous languages | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Language and Indigenous experts have welcomed a government report that recommends bilingual school education programs for Indigenous communities, saying it will benefit all Australians and help get some…...

Via Charles Tiayon
more...
No comment yet.
Rescooped by Katie Finney from Alcohol & other drug issues in the media
Scoop.it!

Deaths of indigenous Australians drop as health improves

Deaths of indigenous Australians drop as health improves | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
THE health of indigenous Queenslanders is improving despite a continuing high rate of women smoking while pregnant, a report revealed on Tuesday.

Via ReGenUC
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Katie Finney
Scoop.it!

Mapping Aboriginal language - Australian Geographic

Mapping Aboriginal language - Australian Geographic | Indigenous Australians | Scoop.it
Mapping more than 250 traditional tongues from across Australia was not an easy feat.
more...
No comment yet.