History

Asserting Aboriginal Sovereignty into Governance

Message to our Aboriginal Leaders and authorized 'Law/Lore' people of our Aboriginal Nations.

Aboriginal Sovereignty is official recognition of already existing first Nations Peoples (Aboriginal People) cultural and land connection. The recognition recognizes the right for Governance of one's own affairs.

"It is important to understand how in Aboriginal society one nation cannot speak for another" (Anderson, Michael. 2011) [node:read-more:link]

Revisiting native 'wild' rice in Northern Australia

UPDATE

Trials of growing native wild rice is due to be planted near Darwin later in 2019. The rice is expected to fetch a premium price as a local product for tourists and gourmet restaurants, and because of its value, researchers can afford to grow the rice under cover to protect it from hungry magpie geese.

James Cook's Secret Instructions - 30 June 1768

The Freedom Fighters - Tunnerminnerwait, Maulboyheenner and Truganini

First Royal Commission into atrocities against Aboriginal prisoners - WA 1905

Frontier history North West Australia 2005

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Notice the tin mugs placed in strategic places on the tin wall behind the prisoners - if one wanted a drink or go to the toilet the whole gang would have to go with them. In some cases, people were chained next to a member of a tribal group that is culturally inappropriate to even to speak to, never-loan the different customs and language barriers. It's no wonder they had difficulty fitting into their own family group when they were 'lucky' enough to return to their home. [node:read-more:link]

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