A prevalence study of children with imprisoned fathers: annual and lifetime estimates

Abstract In Australia, data are not routinely collected on the parental status of prisoners, so there are no official nationwide figures and few State‑based figures. The current study uses data collected in Queensland over a six‑month period to estimate how many Queensland children, in one year and in their entire childhood, experience paternal imprisonment. Additional … Continue reading A prevalence study of children with imprisoned fathers: annual and lifetime estimates

The Men of Fifth World, The Aboriginal culture of Australia (Documentary)

The aboriginal culture of Australia, includes a large number of tribes inhabiting the oceanic continent before the arrival of the white man. But all that rich culture is doomed to survive in stocks in which its people are destined to extinction. In this episode one of the elders that preserve aboriginal culture will show the … Continue reading The Men of Fifth World, The Aboriginal culture of Australia (Documentary)

Hei Tikitiki: Traditional Rites of Passage for Young Māori

Click on flag to follow the link 1. Hei TikitikiTraditional Māori Rites of Passage & Youth Development 2. Te Ora Hou Aotearoa 3. Current Services• weekly club programmes, small group mentoring• home visitation, school liaison, transition and advocacy services• teen parent support and education• early childhood education (for tamariki of teen parents)• alternative education and … Continue reading Hei Tikitiki: Traditional Rites of Passage for Young Māori

Water: A dream becomes reality for Colombia’s indigenous communities

For the Wayuu Indians who live in the Guajira Peninsula to the northeast of Colombia, dreams are a way of receiving messages from the great beyond. The group’s leader receives signals indicating where to find water below the desert soil. For the Wayuu, water is a matter of life or death. This resource has always … Continue reading Water: A dream becomes reality for Colombia’s indigenous communities

Indigenous community wins case against Kenyan government

A community of hunters and gatherers in Kenya has won a historic case against the Kenyan government, with the African Court on Human and People’s Rights ruling that their rights had been violated. In a ruling delivered last week in Arusha, Tanzania, the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights said the Kenyan government had … Continue reading Indigenous community wins case against Kenyan government