As a Koori bloke who lives with disability, I believe the proposed framework is disrespectful and discriminatory towards Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The federal government needs to amend the necessary regulations of the Indian Act and First Nations Elections Act to allow First Nations to choose their own voting methods.
The federal government's announcement that boil-water advisories on First Nations won't end until 2023 at the earliest isn't surprising. The true crisis is much greater than widely known.
Years of research show that Indigenous, Black and racialized people experience over-policing but also, under-policing, as was the case with the RCMP investigation into Colten Boushie's death in 2016.
The name change of a local creek in central Iowa reflects broader national trends that are recognizing derogatory or racist connotations.
To combat the biodiversity crisis, we need to fundamentally shift our economy and society and make nature conservation the norm.
Budget 2021 includes significant investment in Indigenous communities. Moving forward, post-pandemic recovery and future budgets need to address systemic inequalities.
There is an urgent need to address the high rates of violence against Indigenous women and children. Australia has been silent on these issues for too long.
Does it really matter that Indigenous people and other racialized people experience microaggressions? The short answer: Yes.
Mainstream academic publishing presents many obstacles to Indigenous authors, especially the conventional peer review process — but there are ways to overcome this.
It's hard enough to attract and keep health workers in the Northern Territory as it is. Now climate change is threatening to make things worse.
New research reveals high support for a First National Voice to be enshrined in the Constitution.
To release anyone, particularly Indigenous women, transgender and Two-Spirit individuals without a plan is irresponsible and dangerous and does not demonstrate a commitment to reconciliation.
The destruction of IAP residential school records and media reports that continually emphasize compensation will ensure that if remembered, the process will be remembered through a colonial gaze.
While investments are important, what's more important is the process and mechanisms through which Indigenous people access funding.
In the wake of four Aboriginal deaths in custody in three weeks, the government needs to reassess the police and corrections systems in Australia.
Narratives that historicize colonialism are not new. Canadians and our leaders have a long history of denying our settler colonial present.
The media reporting on Indigenous vaccine hesitancy is as sensational as it is incorrect. Indigenous people, for the most part, are not more vaccine hesitant than non-Indigenous Canadians.
Indigenous land defenders: Don't Call Me Resilient EP 6 transcript.
Part of an Indigenous ancestral trail was cleared by a logging company last summer, despite it being a protected cultural site under Alberta law.