You learn name, you learn country and respect its history
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Bunurong, Punniler panner and Yuin man Bruce Pascoe (Photo courtesy of ABC)
For thousands of years, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have been naming places that were sacred or important to them.
This video is part of an ABC produced series named This Place. It tells the story behind one of these special places:
When you think about the names of towns and landmarks in the area where you live, how many of them have Aboriginal names? And what do you know about the meaning of those names?
Want to Stop Australia's Fires? Listen to Aboriginal People
[Alexis Wright, The New York Times]
Aboriginal people in this country firmly believe that we are the longest-surviving culture in the world. We were raised with the knowledge that our ancestors have adapted to changing climatic conditions here for millenniums.
Patty Mill's San Antonio Spurs to host first ever Indigenous night
[Benyam Kidane, Sporting News]
Mills, a strong advocate for Indigenous people and cultures connected with descendants of San Antonio’s earliest settlers, is teaming up with Tāp Pīlam Coahuiltecan Nation to create an apparel line, depicting the tribe’s early history.
Blak Markets kicking off at Bare Island
by Ashley Little
Our Blak Markets will kick off the year back on Bare Island on Sunday 9 February with Aboriginal stallholders selling their arts and crafts with everything from native plants to award winning jewellery to silk scarves featuring Aboriginal design.