Australian Reconciliation a long way from Vergangenheitsbewaltigung
Reconciliation requires that we recognise the past, in all its glory and shame, at the same time as we build for the future, says Stephen Keim SC in a speech made last week, during Reconciliation Week....
In Full: Noel Pearson remembers Gough Whitlam
Listen to Cape York Indigenous leader Noel Pearson's tribute to former Australian Prime Minister Gough Whitlam. Read more here: http://ab.co/1usULKF
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Pastor Sir Douglas Ralph "Doug" Nicholls KCVO, OBE (9 December 1906 – 4 June 1988) was a prominent Aboriginal Australian from the Yorta Yorta people. He was a professional athlete, Churches of Christ pastor ceremonial officer a pioneering campaigner for reconciliation. He was the first Aboriginal person to be knighted and also the first appointed to vice-regal office, Governor of South Australia from 1 December 1976 until his resignation on 30 April 1977 due to poor health.King of Moomba…
Author Doris Pilkington Garimara dies
"Doris Pilkington Garimara AM (born Nugi Garimara; c. 1 July 1937 – 10 April 2014), also known as Doris Pilkington, was an Australian author. She was best known for her 1996 book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence, a story of three Aboriginal girls, among them Pilkington's mother, Molly Craig, who escaped from the Moore River Native Settlement in Western Australia and travelled for nine weeks to return to their family."
will.i.am Takes Up Australian Cause
Watch the Web video called Apology (It's Time), created by will.i.am. The video combines the words of Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd and actor Hugh Jac...