An Important Message from Brian Butler

I am disturbed that Perpetual Grief is taking the toll on Aboriginal and Islander (including the Torres Strait) peoples. This perpetual grief is cancerous and is reducing the ability for our Nations to be anywhere near confident that Aboriginal culture including the Torres Straits culture will be as intact as it should be generations into […]

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An Important Message from Brian Butler

Lateral Violence has killed our culture! In some communities it has caused sickness, depression and death. The one and only solution that will fix it all is through Lateral Love. Every individual has the ability to do something. Government are still operating to the British Orders to mandate the Colonial Principles of Oppression that have not […]

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? Question of the Day ?

How do you all think we can stamp out Lateral Violence and replace it with Lateral Love in our Families and Communities? Comments appreciated! Spirit of Uluru

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? Question of the Day ?

How many of us have experienced people we know or love behaving badly towards us recently? Frequent manifestations of lateral violence include: • nonverbal innuendo (raising eyebrows, face-making), • bullying, • verbal affront (overt/covert, snide remarks, lack of openness, abrupt responses, gossiping), • shaming, • undermining activities (turning away, not being available, social exclusion), • […]

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? Question of the Day ?

Rejecting Confirmation of Aboriginality for our young people – How many suicides have occurred due to this type of lateral violence? How many more must we endure before this shameful practice ceases? Spirit of Uluru

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The Unravelling of a Colonized Mind by Jana-Rae Yerxa

The Unravelling of a Colonized Mind by Jana-Rae Yerxa Sure everybody struggles. But to be born an Indigenous person, you are born into struggle. My struggle. Your struggle. Our struggle. The colonial struggle. There are many layers to this struggle. For the longest time, I didn’t even know what the true struggle was about yet […]

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? Question of the Day ?

What is Self Determination? and what does it really mean for an individual or organisation when they claim to support ‘self determination’? Spirit of Uluru

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