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The Aborigines of Australia

The Aborigines of Australia


The students that made up SAFA came from many different existing societies including the Australian Labor Party (ALP), the Newman society, the Jewish Students Union and the Civil Liberties Association. Led by Charles Perkins there were around 35 students that took part in the Freedom Ride. Note: Ages are sometimes approximate, and both age and enrolment in university courses…


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Christmas tree Ornaments Australia

Christmas tree Ornaments Australia


Buy your Christmas decorations online this season from The Christmas Warehouse, Australia s Premier online Christmas shop with multiple speciality Christmas Megastores. We deliver our Christmas decorations to anywhere in Australia. This is ideal if you live in a regional area or cannot make it into one of our Christmas shops as our online shop stocks the largest range of decorations…


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What is an Aboriginal?

What is an Aboriginal?


There is a wide range of purification ceremonies associated with Canadian Aboriginal peoples, but perhaps the most well-known is the sweat lodge. Sweat lodges have been a tradition for First Nations throughout North America since time immemorial, and they still serve many functions for indigenous people today. The sweat lodge ceremony cleans and heals the body. It heals the…


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Aboriginal beliefs

Aboriginal beliefs


Beliefs, understanding and interpretation stem from shared values, social relations within and between the family and the community, past experiences, cultural identity, and values[, ]. Like many other cultures[, ], notions of living well , sickness or illness present a complex, dynamic picture in Indigenous populations. Concept of health and wellbeing range from absence…


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Australian Santa Claus

Australian Santa Claus


SYDNEY, Australia – He is an unlikely revolutionary, but this Christmas, Santa is a rebel with a claus. He is having the last laugh on political correctness — and it s a great big fat belly laugh. Santas across Sydney, Australia, are rebelling against attempts to ban their traditional greeting of ho, ho, ho in favor of ha, ha, ha. Recruitment firm Westaff — which supplies…


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Cultural Events in Sydney

Cultural Events in Sydney


The Alliance Française de Sydney organises many cultural events on a monthly basis: exhibitions, concerts, conferences, cooking classes, and our traditional French events (Le Beaujolais Nouveau, Bastille Day Celebration, La Fête de la Musique). These all contribute to a very dynamic and eclectic program that will appeal to anyone who likes French culture or wants to learn more…


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Aussie Bush Christmas

Aussie Bush Christmas


Dashing through the bush, in a rusty Holden Ute, Kicking up the dust, esky in the boot, Kelpie by my side, singing Christmas songs, It s Summer time and I am in my singlet, shorts and thongs . Oh! Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way, Christmas in Australia on a scorching summers day, Hey! Jingle bells, jingle bells, Christmas time is beaut!, Oh what fun it is to…


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Australian Christmas trees

Australian Christmas trees


Some people say I ve got quite a knack for getting people to do things for nothing,Richards said. I get people to do things for nothing because they know that I do things for nothing and I m contributing my own money, resources, time and effort as well - so maybe they feel sorry for me,he added. He set his first Guinness World Record in 2013 for the most lights on a residential…


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Australian beliefs and values

Australian beliefs and values


By David Dale. What do Australians believe in? This question was tackled last month by the Prime Minister, who has shown in the past a spooky skill at picking our prejudices and playing upon them. But his seven point summary of our values (below) was still only guesswork. The Centre for Social Research at the Australian National University has been more scientific. It asked…


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Images of Aboriginal People

Images of Aboriginal People


Hollywood’s versions of “how the West was won” relied totally on the presence of Native tribes, who were to be wiped out or reined in. “And, for the longest time, ” says Canadian Ojibway playwright Drew Hayden Taylor, “there wasn’t a real ‘Indian’ to be seen on the movie sets: Native ‘representation’ was taken care of by Italians or Spaniards—anyone with dark enough skin to…


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