Fewer than 1% of Australian publishing professionals identify as First Nations. We need better representation to authentically represent First Nations voices. Sandra Phillips explains why – and how.
These two new romances starring bold, culturally connected heroines from Redfern and Western Sydney break the genre mould – but remain faithful to what readers love about romance.
Kudnarto was the first Aboriginal woman to legally marry, under colonial law in South Australia. Her descendants include prominent Kaurna people like Gladys Elphick and Michael O'Loughlin.
Rather than sitting in the back seat, Indigenous Australians must be up front in managing the recovery of Australia’s unique and precious environment.
Aboriginal Australians have their own English with unique stories, words and expressions.
As we emerge from the pandemic, we need to rebuild our justice system to invest more in First Nations communities, not prisons. It is vital we not return to the status quo.
Botany was an integral feature of Britain’s colonial and imperial ambitions.
The Coronavirus Supplement will boost the total income of very remote Indigenous Australai by one quarter.
Many Indigenous people tell us they find hospitals stressful, uncomfortable and alienating. Here’s how good design can help.
Many Aboriginal survivors of sexual abuse find mainstream counselling inappropriate. But there is a way to help them heal that respects a collective culture, with strong community ties.
History has told us Aboriginal people in Tasmania almost exclusively occupied open plains. Revelations to the contrary could transform modern conservation.
The NT is the only jurisdiction in Australia mandating the use of English in the Legislative Assembly – despite the fact 42% of the population doesn’t speak English at home.
The election of Justin Trudeau in 2015 has coincided with a shift in language in the media – the term ‘Aboriginal’ has been increasingly replaced by the term ‘Indigenous.’ Here’s why.
An alternative holiday for Indigenous people doesn’t address the arguments against celebrating nationhood on a day that causes offence to some citizens.
University “Indigenization” efforts using Massive Open Online Courses promise to reach wide audiences. They also raise critical questions about how to embody Indigenous ways of knowing and relating.
What does the ongoing involvement of Australia in the Commonwealth Games teach us about our cities and the relationship between sport and politics?
When did Australia’s human history begin?
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Today's episode of Essays On Air, the audio version of our Friday essay series, seeks to move beyond the view of ancient Australia as a timeless and traditional foundation story.
Research shows that Indigenous women are at greatest risk of injury within Canada. Income, education and housing inequities play a role. So does systemic racism and post-colonial trauma.
A leading Indigenous academic says too many Canadians take ugly pleasure in being ignorant about Indigenous issues. It’s time for some straight talk about Settlers with Opinions.
Research shows that the Globe and Mail has created a script in which marginalized youth can only be dealt with as failures or criminals, impacting the way they are perceived in society.