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NAIDOC week 2021: Heal Country!

This week, 4 to 11 July, is NAIDOC Week. It is an annual occasion that celebrates and honours the history, culture, contribution, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.  

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Reconciliation Week 2021

2021 marks twenty years of Reconciliation Australia and the theme is “More than a word. Reconciliation takes action,” urging the reconciliation movement towards braver and more impactful action, and more than just raising awareness and knowledge. Reconciliation is about Indigenous and non-indigenous people uniting and being one as a nation and as a people.

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National Reconciliation Week 2021: no more empty words

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This week is National Reconciliation Week, which runs annually from 27 May to 3 June, and invites people to learn about the shared histories, cultures, achievements, and future goals of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. This year, it's time for urgent and impactful action. 

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8 Aboriginal-Australian businesses you can support!

The Black Lives Matter Movement shouldn’t end after one big protest around the world, it should be an ongoing movement until there is some significant, HUGE change for people of colour all around the world! If you are someone who is unsure how exactly to help or be a supportive ally, supporting Aboriginal-Australian-owned businesses is a great way to start! Here is a list of 8 Aboriginal-Australian-owned businesses and fashion designers that you can support today! 

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Review: Dark Emu

Bruce Pascoe's 2014 novel Dark Emu challenges the notion that, prior to settlement in 1788, Aboriginal peoples led a primitive lifestyle. On the contrary, Pascoe argues that Aboriginal peoples enjoyed a complex, enduring relationship with the land. 

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Being mixed race in 2020

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As the Black Lives Matter movement resurfaced worldwide, I can't lie and say I didn't question my role as a biracial person. Because of how I look, I found myself questioning whether the pain I feel with everything going on in the black and POC community and all the lives we've lost, should even be revealed. Here's what its like to be mixed race in 2020. 

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