If you are interested, the following resources may guide further understanding of the history of our nation and current debates related to our First Peoples.
Jawun Patron, Noel Pearson discusses how the idea of ‘race’ has been embedded within the constitution. Noel shows that constitutional recognition brings the possibility of true equality and appreciation for Indigenous Australians and culture. > Read article
A true story during the 19th century set in the Kimberley, where Indigenous custodians share the story of Aboriginal fighter, Jandamarra and the history of the Bunuba people. > Read article
Mark McKenna explores the history of Indigenous Australians and the truth-telling and healing that continues to occur within Australia. Mark encourages Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Australians to accept the past and move forward as a nation for a better future. > Read article
Jawun patron, Noel Pearson considers two critical questions; does education have the ability to transform the lives of disadvantaged people and how to maintain Indigenous culture. In doing this, Noel reflects on his own experiences and past policies in Australia, looking at key learnings for the future. > Read article
The traditional healers of the Ngaanyatjarra, Pitjantjatjara and Yankunytjatjara Lands, the ngangkari, collaborated with health services in the wider community to share their wisdom, natural healing techniques, life stories and artwork. > Read article
Professor Marcia Langton’s ‘Welcome to Country’ is a guidebook for tourists to gain a true insight into the history and culture of Indigenous Australians. Marcia also includes a directory for Indigenous tourism experiences, such as tours, performances, and festivals for tourists to learn more about a culture over 50,000 years old. > Read article