Economics of Remote Aboriginal Communities Part 2 – Today’s Economy.

In the previous article I discussed some of the historical influences on the economy in the remot...

Living Dead: A Yolngu Experience of Disempowerment

  This is a short video that describes living as a Yolngu person in a remote community in Au...

Cultural Spaces (An example of the Limit Conditions the people face)

All cultures have spaces of ceremony and tradition, both sacred and part of every day life. We of...

Understanding Indigenous “Poverty”- Making it History

In recent times the word "poverty" has been used broadly to refer to the situation in many remote...

Recruiting, Training and Supporting Dominant Culture Personnel for Indigenous Communities

The following is a Presentation I made to a ‘Roundtable’ discussion with TEAR Austral...

Another Indigenous voice from Arnhem Land

Here is another statement from a Yolngu person from North East Arnhem Land. He speaks against the...

A project in responsive development

We are initiating a new project in developing human enterprise in NE Arnhem Land. This unique pro...

An example of disempowerment- Why dont you talk to us first?

The Elder speaking was quite irate about decisions that had been made by Goverment and organisati...

Are we closing the gap? – Discussion paper

Has the Governement's approach over the last 2 years had any positive effect on Aborignal and Tor...

The socially awkward and the extrovert in other cultures

Have you ever noticed how it seems that other people just seem to know what they’re doing w...

Closing the Gap Part 1 – Symptoms & Causes

The Federal Government has embarked on a process they call "Closing the Gap". It recognises that ...

A Foreign Australia – Working in Aborignal Communities

If you are working with, for, or planning to enter an Aboriginal community in Australia the first...