I’m blogging today’s CATSIN press release in its entirely, as I’m not sure how much play it will get elsewhere, and I believe it is important. CATSIN is the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses. This statement comes… Read More ›
Month: September 2007
The Age has this opinion piece by Claire Smith: “The Aboriginal intervention policy is failing”. Smith is an associate professor in archaeology at Flinders University, has worked with Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory for almost 20 years, and is… Read More ›
Found in my regular trawl through the WOW! flickr image pool.
I grew up as a bushwalker (hiker/rambler for you foreign types). I’ve never been to somewhere with trees quite like this, but it brings back fond memories of walks through quiet, wild spaces.
As you probably know the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous People passed by an overwhelming majority. 143 countries voted in support, 11 abstained (Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burundi, Colombia, Georgia, Kenya, Nigeria, Russian Federation, Samoa, Ukraine), and 4 voted… Read More ›
Seeing as the two previous posts are Lauredhel’s on rape culture and mine on prostitution, I thought I’d add a link to this post that I had been saving up for later in the week: Trouble in Pornoland. Written by… Read More ›
The blossom feeding parrot is a lorikeet. The tree is a Pohutukawa.