Indigenous issues

Letter supports monument to indigenous warriors

 Letter, Canberra Times, 8 November 2011. The following letter from MAPW Vice President, Dr Sue Wareham, was published (although without its second paragraph) in the Canberra Times on 8 November. The letter is in support of Professor Tim Flannery's call for a monument to honour those who fought against the European colonisation of the Australian continent.

Uranium Awareness Roadshow report: MAPW, ACF 2010

The ACFi and MAPW organised a speaking tour of remote communities in the Kimberly area of Western Australia in July, 2010. This booklet provides details and pictures of the tour.

MAPW submission on ANZAC Centenary: September 2010

MAPW challenges misconceptions about Australia's role in external and internal wars, in a detailed submission to the National Commission advisingthe Government on options to mark the 2015 ANZAC Centenary. MAPW questions the lack of reference to widespread Australian opposition to our participation in the 1914-1918 war, as well as any direct reference to the violent conflict of Euro

Indigenous voice – Intractable conflict?

Event Date: 
Fri, 03/07/2009 - 12:30 - 14:00
Location: 
Melbourne

Rebecca Leask will present her research on the intractable nature of the conflict between indigenous groups and colonising powers, using New Zealand as a case study. She hopes that the Conflict Studies Group provides a forum for reflecting on and discussing the relevance of her research to the Australian context.

Kanyini Retreat - Reconciliation Week

Event Date: 
Sat, 30/05/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Eltham, Melbourne

Kanyini is the principle of connectedness which underpins Aboriginal culture. The one-day event will bring together speakers from Australia wide, presenting on indigenous philosophy, deep ecology and sustainability with interludes of conscious poetry and music.

Speakers:

Reconciliation Week - Words into Action

Event Date: 
Wed, 27/05/2009 (All day) - Wed, 03/06/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Nationwide

Reconciliation Week celebrates the rich culture and history of the First Australians, and this years theme in Victoria is 'Reconciliation - Turning words into Action'.

Students of Sustainability 2009

Event Date: 
Mon, 06/07/2009 (All day) - Fri, 10/07/2009 (All day)
Location: 
Melbourne

This year's theme for Students of Sustainability 2009 is about doing things for ourselves, as individuals and communities. 

SoS '09 is offering a range of educational, practical and participatory forums and workshops throughout the event.

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