The NSWALC campaigned as a voluntary group for land rights until the passage of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act (NSW) in 1983 (see below). At this time, the NSWALC did not receive government funding. With the assistance of the oldest Aboriginal education centre, Tranby College, it submitted some 10 land claims to the government between 1977 and 1981.
Rather, I believe that the PARDO controversy, as it is called, illustrates in microcosm a number of important themes common to the current situation in the Philipines concerning indigenous peoples and human rights in general: 1 Access to land, and hence to livelihood, is central to all discourse about indigenous peoples and human rights in the Philippines; 2 There is fact exists a variety of.
Indigenous Issues 101 Since I began this blog, I have endeavoured to create resources for people unfamiliar with specific aboriginal topics. I like to call them Indigenous Issue Primers, because they are introductions to topics you could spend a lifetime specialising in.In the past Indigenous and non-Indigenous people have not always shared the same rights. Land, cultural and basic human rights were taken away from Indigenous Australians when the first settlers arrived as Aboriginals were seen as an inferior race (Lindqvist, 2007, p.4).Between Ashes and Hope Bolivia’s Amazon Fires Seen Through The Lens of Two Young Indigenous Photographers.. I dedicate myself to community media and communication by creating films, documentaries and photography in order to strengthen the oral memory of my people. For over fifty years,. Defending indigenous rights to land.
Group rights v individual rights Me, myself and them. From indigenous peoples to newly installed migrants, governments face awkward demands for collective exemptions and entitlements.Read More
Ten years later, in 2007, the UN General Assembly adopted the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), which provides a framework for the survival, dignity, well-being and rights of the world’s Indigenous Peoples, and strengthens their rights to identity, education, health, employment and language, amongst others.Read More
Indigenous artists from the Amazon use art for environmental advocacy. the exposition at CCSP also included a photo essay. Featured, Forests, Indigenous Peoples, Indigenous Rights, Land.Read More
On 10th of December 1992, Paul Keating delivered the Redfern address, which was an oratorical moment in Australians history as it managed to capture in explicit terms, the harsh truths about Australian history, and to use them as a basis for building trust in the government's motives among Indigenou.Read More
Tourism in the twenty first century is a way of communicating tradition and accumulating capital. People travel around the world to see these traditions and different cultures to see the unique nature of different people. Most of the time, this does not come with out a price. As we will see thro.Read More
Indigenous Women Roles A change over colonization.. even land holdings. In marriage,. It was't simply that women had no rights; once they married they had no legal existence, they were legally dead: no custody of their children or rights to their own property and earnings and no vote.Read More
Why Reconciliation Means Recognizing Indigenous Law.. This question, simple as it may appear, is actually quite complex, because I do not view myself as solely a Hul’qumi’num Mustimuhw. Indigenous laws are written in the land, surrounding us, influencing us and waiting for their recognition and renewal.Read More
As an Indigenous feminist researcher working within the labour movement, I came to ask myself: Am I a beaded flower in your moccasins? From the teachings of my Kohkom (grandmother) I came to understand the beautiful flowers she beaded onto moccasins to be a symbol of our Cree Metis heritage, a symbol of our strength and skill as Indigenous women.Read More
Indigenous hunting and fishing rights have been a long-standing source of dispute, as the implementation of federally protected treaty rights comes into conflict with provincial wildlife enforcement management; one compromise is to involve First Nations in their own enforcement, licensing and conservation initiatives. 68 Water rights are another controversial area, with provincial water.Read More
The Gippsland massacres were a series of mass murders of indigenous Gunai Kurnai people in East Gippsland, Victoria committed by European settlers and the Aboriginal Police.The perpetrators often did not record or speak about their actions for fear of prosecution and the death penalty under colonial law, such as what happened at the Myall Creek massacre.Read More