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Ten years on, the promise of the Apology is a lie

Ten years on, the promise of the Apology is a lie

Kevin Rudd's National Apology was meant to be a turning point in Australia's treatment of Indigenous Australians, but after a decade we've learnt that it was anything but.

Rundle: Twiggy’s Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Rundle: Twiggy’s Tarzan antics and the problem of the white saviour

Andrew "Twiggy" Forrest's fixation with the cashless welfare card is more about him playing modern Tarzan than what is good for indigenous communities.

What Noel Pearson really means when he says the ABC is racist

What Noel Pearson really means when he says the ABC is racist

Noel Pearson's accusation that the ABC is "racist" has ruffled feathers at the public broadcaster. But no one is talking about whether he might have a point, writes Goori journalist and writer Jack Latimore

Andrew Bolt’s big honking errors on indigenous recognition

Andrew Bolt’s big honking errors on indigenous recognition

Would indigenous recognition (or a treaty) allow indigenous Australians to declare themselves independent from the Commonwealth?

Why all Territorians should tell the census they are indigenous

Why all Territorians should tell the census they are indigenous

Hopefully, if enough Territory whitefellas change their identification on the census form, it will eventually force the Commonwealth to provide funding based on socio-economic disadvantage and not on identity, writes Rolf Gerritsen.

Leaked docs reveal secret Coalition plans for indigenous rangers

Leaked docs reveal secret Coalition plans for indigenous rangers

Although the Indigenous Rangers -- Working on Country program is a huge success, Nigel Scullion wants to overhaul it from a community-run to a top-down structure.

High Court curbs NT’s ‘pre-crime’ catch and release scheme

High Court curbs NT’s ‘pre-crime’ catch and release scheme

High Court ruling on the Northern Territory's "paperless" arrest scheme proves a doubled-edged sword.

Pilger’s paradise in forgotten Australia

Pilger’s paradise in forgotten Australia

John Pilger's new film Utopia, on Aboriginal Australia, doesn't premiere in Australia until January -- but Crikey gives you the first look.

Mind the gap: will Tony Abbott blaze a trail in indigenous affairs?

Mind the gap: will Tony Abbott blaze a trail in indigenous affairs?

Jon Altman, a professor at ANU's Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research, decodes Tony Abbott's claim to be the prime minister for indigenous affairs. Will he deliver?

Solid Rock: white man’s song, white man’s gig

Solid Rock: white man’s song, white man’s gig

Julia Winterflood attended the celebration for an iconic song about Aboriginal dispossession at Uluru -- and found a sea of white people taking photos with their iPhones.