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DNA Tests Prove Aboriginal Australians Are the World's Oldest-Living Culture

The genetic study helps show that the ancestors of today's aboriginals came here about 58,000 years ago.
Katherine Gillespie
9.22.16
Stuff

Inside the Threatened Refugee Camp for Australia's Indigenous People

Since its founding a year ago the camp has endured abuse from the public, criticism from the Premier, and raids by the police. But for Western Australia's homeless and dispossessed there's nowhere else to go.
Kristen Daly and Jeff Tan
4.11.16
Film

Indigenous People’s Stories Need More than Just Leonardo DiCaprio’s Speech

We appreciate the sentiment, Leo, but budgets and greenlights would be helpful.
Ryan McMahon
1.11.16
Stuff

Here's How a 22-Year-Old Yamatji Woman Died in Police Custody

I spent a week sitting in on a coronial inquest for Ms. Dhu, who went into a South Hedland cell and never came out.
Royce Kurmelovs
11.30.15
Stuff

Nakkiah Lui Does Blackfella Humour For Everyone

The 'Black Comedy' writer and performer knows difficult conversations are easier to have when the audience is laughing.
Wendy Syfret
10.25.15
Music

Incarcerated and In Tune: Some Australian Prisoners Have Made a Musical

It's dark, but not persistently so. It's sometimes funny, but there's nothing laughable about it.
Girard Dorney
9.13.15
crime

Breaking Down the Problem of Black Women in Prison

A hapless cycle sustained by systemic social disadvantage.
Hayley Gleeson
9.7.15
Stuff

There's a Lack of LGBTI Peer Support Services for Australia's Indigenous Population

Massive levels of homophobia and transphobia are blocking services to the community, especially young people.
Paul Gregoire
8.31.15
Vice Blog

The Tony Abbott Rage Controller

A day-to-day guide on how to read the news without punching yourself repeatedly in the face.
Lee Zachariah
8.17.15
Stuff

Aboriginal Activists Marked One Year Since the Death of Ms Dhu in Custody

Tuesday was the first anniversary of the death of a Yamatji woman in police lock-up in South Hedland, Western Australia.
Jarni Blakkarly
8.5.15
Stuff

What Do the Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance Think of the Adam Goodes Controversy?

"It really shows the power of Aboriginal culture as a catalyst for conflict and we believe that conflict is necessary for positive change and a shift in consciousness to occur."
Paul Gregoire
8.3.15
News

There's Some Hope Behind a Horrifying New Report on Indigenous Incarceration

Last week Amnesty International released a report on Indigenous youth in WA's justice system. The findings are bleak, but they're not without solutions.
Girard Dorney
6.16.15