ABORIGINAL WAY NEWS

Remnants of Yalata’s Aboriginal History Preserved

Remnants of Aboriginal history from the community of Yalata on South Australia’s Far West Coast will be preserved by a project from Indigenous policy researcher and writer Eleanor Hogan. Eleanor was recently awarded a $4,755 grant from the South Australian History fund, part of the History Trust of South Australia. … Read More

New Documentary about Faith Thomas AM (née Coultard)

Have you heard of Faith Thomas AM (née Coultard)? The Adnyamathanha woman who was born at the Nepabunna Aboriginal Mission in 1933 to an Aboriginal mother and German father, was in the first group of Aboriginal nurses to graduate from the Royal Adelaide Hospital in the 1950’s, alongside her friend … Read More

Archie Roach in Southern Deadly Yarns

You might have heard of the recent Southern Deadly Yarns series by Neporendi Aboriginal Forum Inc. and Onkaparinga Libraries, which presented a virtual interviews with a First Nations author each week. The last of these was a chat with Archie Roach, who has been an important figure in Australian music … Read More

Share the Dignity with women in remote Indigenous communities

When Rochelle Courtenay first learnt of women experiencing homelessness going without basic sanitary items, she decided the question was not, “why is no one doing anything” but rather, “what’s stopping me from doing something?” Back in early 2015, Rochelle took matters into her own hands and started collecting these items … Read More

NAIDOC SA Awards 2020 podcast

The recipients of the South Australian NAIDOC awards for 2020 were announced at a ceremony at the Adelaide Town Hall on Monday, 9 November. Hear who all 13 award winners are, and listen to Adelaide’s Lord Mayor Sandy Verschoor presenting the second Lord Mayor’s NAIDOC Award, to acknowledge an Aboriginal … Read More