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Gond art and its counterparts in India and Australia: Comparing the works of Bhil, Gond and Rathwa tribal artists – Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat

Brinda Suri, Deccan Herald, Oct 19, 2014 | To read the full article, click here >> One of the most primitive art forms in India, Bhil paintings have gained global acclaim. Brinda Suri speaks to Bhil artists and patrons about the … Continue reading

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“Aboriginal people are the true Australians”: Documentary filmmaker and investigative journalist John Pilger – Australia

Watch the trailer for Emmy and Bafta winning film-maker and journalist John Pilger’s epic new documentary about Australia. Two years in the making, Utopia reveals a shocking national secret behind the postcard image of the “lucky country”. Utopia is released … Continue reading

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A landmark ruling on “loss of heritage values for the entire state”: Holding a company accountable for damaging an aboriginal sacred site – Australia

Bridie Jabour and agencies, theguardian.com, Friday 2 August 2013 A mining company has been fined $150,000 for desecrating and damaging an Aboriginal sacred site in what the custodians are describing as a landmark ruling. OM Holdings, a subsidiary of OM Ltd, were … Continue reading

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Early appreciation for the city’s Indigenous heritage: Kaurna Language in Adelaide – Australia

Kaurna Language in the City of Adelaide – Read the entire article here >> Kaurna is the language Indigenous to Adelaide and the Adelaide Plains. When Adelaide was first established Kaurna was a vibrant language spoken by the original inhabitants … Continue reading

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Video | Politicians unite on Indigenous recognition vote: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the first inhabitants – Australia

Julia Gillard says a referendum on constitutional change to recognise Indigenous people is important work for a new generation. Watch the video here >> Source: PM laments ‘unhealed wound’ of Indigenous Australia – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Address : http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-02-13/pm-laments–unhealed-wound-of-indigenous-australia/4516284 … Continue reading

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