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Radical Heart, the inside story of the Uluru Statement of the Heart

Image by faszynelka from Pixabay Radical Heart Shireen Morris Melbourne University Publishing Dr Shireen Morris is a constitutional lawyer and postdoctoral fellow at the University of Melbourne where she focuses on indigenous constitutional recognition. Hailing from Fijian-Indian immigrant parents who made their home in Melbourne, Morris worked for seven years on the Uluru Statement from the…

Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia: a review

Photo by Steve Johnson from Pexels Growing Up Aboriginal in Australia Edited by Anita Heiss Black Inc. Dr Anita Heiss, Wiradjuri woman and prolific writer with the well-known 2012 memoir Am I Black Enough For You in her back catalogue, has published the anthology Growing up Aboriginal in Australia, a collection of short stories from a diverse number of…

HRAFF 2014 Gets Running with Deeks

This article was originally published at Right Now: Human Rights in Australia Review by Maya Borom HRAFF Gala featuring screening of Running to America Last week, the Human Rights and Art Film Festival celebrated the launch of its 2014 program with a fundraising Gala event at a packed St Kilda Town and screening of Robert De Castella’s…

Bunjilaka Review

This article was originally published at Right Now: Human Rights in Australia, an edited version is below. By Maya Borom The Bunjilaka Aboriginal Cultural Centre is living cultural space within the Melbourne Museum that allows visitors a glimpse of the wondrous cultural heritage of Indigenous Australians. As the only living Aboriginal cultural centre in Australia, it…