Many (white) Christians staunchly defended the rights of Indigenous people in our historic past: no small surprise to some modern secular readers. But the answer to why might be the most surprising.
The invaluable role that woman play throughout society inspired the theme “Because of her, we can!” which highlights this year’s NAIDOC Week celebrations.
According to research, 6 or 7 Australians in every 10 have never actually engaged with an Aboriginal person, and many Aussies are still in the dark about our Aboriginal history.
I still remember Kevin Rudd saying, ‘To the mothers and the fathers, the sons and the daughters, for the breaking up of the families, we say sorry’.
Australia Day (January 26) has become the most controversial date on the nation’s calendar, with calls for the date to be changed altogether.
Many Aboriginal elders are worried about how same-sex marriage could affect their traditional kinship structure, handed down over thousands of years.