The Mabo decision changed Australia's concept of land ownership. It was a divisive yet important step toward recognising Indigenous rights and establishing native title.
The NT youth justice royal commission’s interim report did not deliver any findings or make any recommendations. Nor did it reflect young people’s personal stories.
It’s a mystery why another trial of the Cashless Debit Card is necessary – particularly given how it has led to further economic and social harm among its participants.
A new code of conduct for researchers has been developed by the San peoples of southern Africa.
A strengthening movement of Indigenous designers and developers is working to show Indigenous cultures, teachings, languages and ways of knowing through video games.
In North-east India, children of the Khasi Hills (Meghalaya) learn slash and burn cultivation, an intergenerational yet controversial indigenous practice.
From Chinese laborers to 'bad hombres,' the US settler mentality has perpetuated an immigration system that pushes out unwanted groups and bypasses the Constitution.
Standoff over North Dakota pipeline and Chief Sitting Bull's Standing Rock is another broken promise made to Native Americans.
Why, despite substantial spending, do serious difficulties continue to plague efforts to improve Indigenous wellbeing?
A new report recognises that no two Indigenous suicides are identical, then skilfully identifies common themes for informing responses that have the potential to save lives.
Indigenous people make up small percentages of the population in many countries – but using social media, Indigenous voices can be heard worldwide. Here are a dozen deadly Australians worth following.
There is a deep connection between past and present in Indigenous affairs in Australia.
Hundreds of Aboriginal people were incarcerated on Dorre and Bernier islands for "venereal disease" between 1908 and 1919. The lock hospitals were penal rather than therapeutic institutions.
The ABC has missed a rare opportunity to deeply engage with the diversity of views among Indigenous Australians about whether and how they should be 'recognised' in the Constitution.
Indigenous peoples live in societies where their sense of cultural worth is constantly undermined.
A new documentary examines indigenous activism in Peru – calling attention to the dark side of the country's economic boom.
Chair of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council, Warren Mundine, told Q&A that $30 billion is spent every year on 500,000 Indigenous people in Australia. Is that right?
For many, relations between Indigenous Australians and the government are best described as being in a state of crisis.
The longer the process of recognising Indigenous Australians in the Constitution goes on, the more debate is likely to split and fracture.
What the Northern Territory's experience with state interventions reveals is that rather than protecting young people, it has placed them at greater risk of mistreatment and trauma.