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  1. Lifting the cloud of despair

    Posted Jul 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Billy Adams

    ... the most blinkered activists will not dispute the desperate social ills and misery that afflict many indigenous communities. But they despair that the barrage of negative coverage has left every ... of an indigenous community on a seemingly permanent downward spiral. Drunken mobs roamed the town centre. Stories of violence and sex crimes were all too common. Racial disharmony and distrust ruled. Since ...

  2. News - World - WHALING

    IWC gives indigenous Greenlanders go-ahead to kill hundreds of whales

    Posted Sep 16th 2014, 10:21pm by AFP

    ... 594 minkes. Greenland's hunts are allowed under a special indigenous subsistence dispensation that also applies to whale-eating communities in North America, Russia, and the Caribbean ... Agence France-Presse in Portoroz, Slovenia Green groups horrified by decision to permit indigenous slaughter of 200 animals a year for food, amid fears much of the meat is being sold Shock ...

  3. Exploitation of Aboriginal art probed

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... million) business in 1971, Aboriginal art is now reputed to bring in at least A$149 million. But many well-known Aboriginal artists continue to live in third-world conditions in remote communities ... recently in The Australian newspaper that various groups are working on an industry code of conduct that could become a 'building block for further regulatory measures'. Stories have ...

  4. Troubled island to entice tourists

    Posted Apr 05th 2007, 12:00am by Nick Squires

    ... the island's image of dysfunction and despair and entice tourists with horse treks, Aboriginal artwork, snorkeling, swimming and second world war wrecks. One of Australia's largest indigenous communities, Palm Island is just 57km and a two-hour ferry ride from the coastal city of Townsville, but until now tourism has been virtually non-existent. The 64-sq-km island boasts palm-fringed bays, ...

  5. Living next door to Alice

    Posted Jun 15th 2008, 12:00am by Stephen Lacey

    ... centre of Australia is short on sophistication. What it lacks in collars and ties, it more than makes up for when it comes to art; specifically indigenous art. Australian critic Robert Hughes ... The Aboriginal communities around the town at Australia's arid heart fill its galleries with modern examples of an ancient art form. Stephen Lacey trawls the walls and malls. The fact ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - DEVELOPMENT

    Chuk Yuen border village balances on the edge of change

    Posted Sep 12th 2014, 03:38am by FANNY W. Y. FUNG

    ... Fanny W. Y. Fung fanny.fung@scmp.com Tensions are rising as residents of a remote farming community near the Shenzhen River prepare to move to make way for development Border village balances on the edge of change A remote agricultural community more than two centuries old, the border village of Chuk Yuen is facing drastic changes brought by developments on both sides ...

  7. Business - Economy - AGRICULTURE

    Punting on Australian food bowl

    Posted Aug 25th 2014, 03:33am by Glen Norris

    ... Australian agriculture, and many states are now repealing restrictive land tenure laws," he said. Not everyone is cheering the proposal. Australia's indigenous people have expressed concern ... processes that further marginalise Australia's first people," Joe Morrison, the chief executive of the indigenous Northern Land Council, told a recent summit on developing northern ...

  8. News - Asia - AUSTRALIA

    Australian PM Kevin Rudd vows referendum to recognise Aboriginals

    Posted Jul 10th 2013, 03:43pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd on Wednesday used the 50th anniversary of the indigenous land rights movement to pledge a referendum on recognising ... have low levels of success. Rudd was speaking ahead of an event in the remote Aboriginal community of Yirrkala in the country’s north, where the indigenous land rights movement began 50 years ...

  9. Outback journeys unearth the mystical stories of Dreamtime

    Posted Sep 10th 2006, 12:00am by Jade Lee-Duffy

    ... a collection of artwork by 16 artists from the Australian bush on show at the Fringe Club. In a city where Chinese and Asian art is the norm, Uebel made a bold move last June by quitting her job as a marketing and business development director to set up an art gallery focusing on Australian Aboriginal arts. However, she had done her homework, conducting market research and looking at global art ...

  10. News - World - BRAZIL

    Brazilian indigenous leader Ambrosio Vilhalva murdered in country’s south

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 09:03pm by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sao Paulo Leader of indigenous tribe murdered An indigenous leader who for decades fought for his people's right to live on their ancestral lands, was murdered in Brazil's Mato Grosso do Sul state, police said. Ambrosio Vilhalva, a Guarani tribal elder, was stabbed to death on Sunday at the entrance of his community known as Guyra Roka, according to press ...




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