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

More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

Ella Bancroft faces a particular challenge in kickstarting her career — finding a way to marry her commercial goals with her Indigenous culture. Key points •180 business women attended the Australian-first meeting •600 women applied, eclipsing the 90 registrations expected •There's been a surge in the number of Indigenous business owners over the past decade, … Continue reading More than 200 Indigenous women in business meet for Australian-first conference

Aboriginal communities receive Medicare funding for dialysis in remote communities

More people from remote Aboriginal communities will be able to access dialysis closer to home, after the Federal Government agreed to fund a dedicated Medicare item for the treatment. The item was a recommendation of the taskforce charged with reviewing all 5,700 items on the Medicare Benefits Schedule (MBS). Remote dialysis will be added to … Continue reading Aboriginal communities receive Medicare funding for dialysis in remote communities