Indigenous people’s lives are immaterial when they are inside, the risk of death is very real to us. The pursuit of justice is our greatest fight in history and one heavily resisted. Justice is not blind.
Aboriginal women are strong and resilient. They have wisdom and they have the answers, when will policy makers realise that #BecauseOfHerWeCan?
Now that NAIDOC Week is over Rachael Hocking lists some of the actions you can take until next NAIDOC.
Indigenous women weather the trauma of past and present violence, oppression and policy to fight for a better future. #BecauseOfHer
Despite being 3% of the overall population, Aboriginal women make up 34% of the prison population. Dr Jackie Huggins AO, asks us to think of those women this NAIDOC week and why there is such a disparity.
The awesome and formidable power of the Gumbaynggirr Woman configured Country and natural Lore and continues to permeate the spirits of those of us today who respect and draw upon this divine, innate source of strength weaved within the DNA of our lands and our bodies.
Kamilaroi woman, and researcher at the University of Newcastle Amy Thunig writes about the strength of Indigenous women in academia. How their role is intrinsically linked to politics and activism.
Karen Wyld goes back in time to acknowledge some of the strong Aboriginal women that continue to give us strength. #BecauseOfHerWeCan
CATSINAM CEO and Narrunga Kaurna woman, Janine Mohamed celebrates NAIDOC week and the extraordinary Aboriginal nurses that have worked to serve their people.
Professor Heidi Norman writes for IndigenousX about the importance of discovery Australia’s true history in order to remedy the present in all its complexities.