07 Sep Anger as NT schools threaten languages (The Sydney Morning Herald)

AN ACADEMIC commissioned to review the development of Aboriginal literacy across the country has found no evidence to support the Northern Territory's controversial changes to bilingual education.  The changes, which are supported by the Rudd Government, will from next year require schools to teach all...

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07 Sep Noel Pearson’s push for John Howard (The Australian)

WITH John Howard facing political oblivion in September 2007, Aboriginal leader Noel Pearson delivered him a potential re-election strategy in an unprecedented letter.  He suggested three ideas for Howard's election agenda: a referendum to deliver "recognition of indigenous people within a reconciled, indivisible nation", a...

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03 Sep Ainu to launch new national group (The Japan Times)

The indigenous Ainu plan to launch a national organization possibly by the end of this month in an effort to urge the government to establish new legislation to improve their lives and promote their culture, sources said Tuesday. The Sapporo-based Ainu Association of Hokkaido and...

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