A welcoming start to NAIDOC Week in Hobart

A welcoming start to NAIDOC Week in HobartTo mark the start of NAIDOC Week in Hobart, Aunty Eva Richardson gives a welcome to country and raises the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island flags outside the ABC Centre in Hobart. NAIDOC Week is a recognise and celebrate our country's Ingigenous heritage and culture.

San Diego County tribe says proposed landfill would be too close to sacred site

 San Diego County tribe says proposed landfill would be too close to sacred siteOn its way to the ocean, the San Luis Rey River runs through a hilly, brushy parcel of land known as Gregory Canyon.

With large stands of coastal oak and cottonwood trees and a population of rattlesnakes and even a few mountain lions, the canyon is tucked away in a sparsely populated part of northeast San Diego County, just south of California 76 and three miles east of Interstate 15.

Molina supports Native Americans in health care

Molina supports Native Americans in health careMolina Healthcare of New Mexico has donated $10,000 to the University of New Mexico Foundation to support Native American students in the School of Medicine program. The donation is the first in a multi-year commitment Molina is making to support Native American medical education.

Shamanism exhibit at Quintana Galleries

Shamanism exhibit at Quintana GalleriesThis is the carving Catcher of Souls, by John Hudson. Hudson has three carved pieces hanging in Quintana Galleries for the "shamanism: between the human and the spirit world" exhibit.

Ceremony flags bid to close gap

Ceremony flags bid to close gap For those of you who don't know, NAIDOC Week is a celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and an opportunity to recognise the contributions of indigenous Australians.

To kick off celebrations in Toowoomba, a Flag Raising Ceremony was held on Sunday at Village Green.