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Voices of Goolarabooloo

A film by Ngikalikarra Media: https://youtu.be/OuBRqS2tuZw

Goolarabooloo

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Recognising the rights of ‘nature’

Why New Zealand is granting a river the same rights as a citizen

This is very significant step towards recognising and granting legal rights to the earth and more-than-human entities. Recognising the agency of the more-than-human world (nature) and granting legal rights to entities such as rivers and to ecosystems is essential to protecting and sustaining sacred connections.

NZImage: The Whanganui River on New Zealand’s North Island will soon be given legal personhood. (Flickr/Kathrin and Stefan Marks/CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

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Glowing review of Indigenous protected areas leaves sector proud but perplexed

http://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2016/may/14/glowing-review-of-indigenous-protected-areas-leaves-sector-proud-but-perplexed?CMP=share_btn_tw

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Threats to Indigenous heritage and sacred sites

An important episode of Living Black which reveals the extent of de-listing of Indigenous heritage sites by the Western Australian Government:

Saving the Burrup

This episode also includes footage of the Lurujarri Dreaming Trail and interviews with Goolarabooloo Traditional owners regarding the legacy that they seek to carry on in the face of industrial development of their ancestral lands.

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Calls for greater recognition of the role of Indigenous peoples in tackling climate change

Paris 2015 Indigenous delegation: Allow us our land and we’ll stop climate change

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Prime Minister Trudeau says Indigenous people key to stopping climate change

 

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Getting everybody connected to country

A very important and provocative article published in yesterday’s The Guardian online: What if Aboriginal people helped all Australians to connect to country?

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“We’re here”. When country makes itself visible

A beautifully produced radio documentary by ABC’s Earshot – Unmapping: Big Sky. Both country and Aboriginal people making ancient and ongoing people-place connections visible.

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