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Links 1 through 10 of 11 by Latoya Peterson tagged aboriginal

"I realise that many Aboriginal Australians who identify through the skin name system might not want to access Google+ (and, as one commenter pointed out yesterday, some who do are happy to have an “alternate” Western name form as well). However, it still seems somewhat limited to demand that identification be made in a Euro-centric way. Here’s hoping that gets changed as Google+ evolves."

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"While Aborigines make up an impoverished minority of only 2.5 percent of Australia's 22 million population, 25 percent of the Australian prison population is indigenous.

Incarceration rates are far worse for the young, with Aboriginal children accounting for 59 percent of inmates in Australian juvenile detention centers.

"'The overrepresentation of indigenous youth in the criminal justice system is a national crisis,' the report said."

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"Mr Slade said police were targeting ''vulnerable young people'' for the enforcement of bail conditions and Aboriginal children were over-represented among those falsely arrested. Police should only deprive children of their liberty as a last resort, he said."

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"A judge will rule later this month on whether he breached the Racial Discrimination Act, but in the meantime the issues he stirred up continue to simmer. Debate has long raged about the influences of biology, culture and perception on Aboriginal identity. In Tasmania, where most Aborigines were killed following white settlement, descendants of the survivors – all of them light-skinned – argue bitterly about who can claim indigenous heritage."

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"The revelations come on top of the recent OPI probe into a racist and pornographic email scandal that rocked the force. Eight officers were sacked and at least another 13 were demoted or fined over the scandal.

"Three officers were involved in circulating video footage of an Indian man being electrocuted and suggesting it could be a way to fix Melbourne's Indian student problem.

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"As resource companies push ever deeper into Australia’s remotest areas, however, Aboriginal leaders are leveraging their rights as traditional landowners to negotiate deals with companies and governments that are seeking to develop their holdings. They say the potential windfall — hundreds of millions of dollars — will rescue their communities from their long dependence on welfare and state subsidies."

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"During my time in Alice Springs I quickly realised that before I could truly understand the events surrounding the killing of Kwementyaye Ryder, I'd first have to learn something of the history of the town itself. Marooned in the centre of an impossible universe of sand and heat, it has the air of an abandoned space station – alien and stagnant; desperate and defiant. If it feels lost in space, it also feels lost in time. Here, as everywhere, the truth leaves a breadcrumb trail through tiny, incidental details: the police's premature insistence that race wasn't a motive; the weekly paper leading with the 'crackdown' on black 'hawkers'; the 250 people calling for calm; the man selling 'White Power' T-shirts. To the outsider, these are shocking glimpses, reminiscent of 1960s Mississippi. They speak of a hostility between black and white that is fraught, active and building."

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"Tourist advertisements sell an image of the country, one that is predominately based on a white male protagonist and racial other/attraction. This is similar to much advertising that uses dominant images of men having power and ownership, particularly of women, who are seen as passive and available."

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"Their lawyers claimed the attack was not racially motivated, but during sentencing in the Northern Territory Supreme Court, Chief Justice Brian Martin said it was difficult to avoid the conclusion that the attack was "influenced by the fact the deceased was an Aboriginal person."

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"One in three Canadians believe that Aboriginal Peoples and Muslims are the frequent targets of discrimination, a CBC-commissioned poll suggests.
"About 28 per cent of the 2,000 surveyed by pollster Environics Research Group in February and March also said Pakistanis/East Indians often suffer from intolerance, while 20 per cent said blacks regularly faced it."

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