In the remote Indian state of Meghalaya, the Khasi people work in life-threatening conditions to survive, but their will for independence remains strong.
Rose Carnes clarifies how the closure of remote Aboriginal communities is a form of forced eviction as defined by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Though the Australian government’s economic desires have contrasted sharply with Indigenous land ownership in the past, Christine Todd argues the two are not mutually exclusive and suggests the economic development of the land should be carried out by the Indigenous population.
At the time of European settlement, around 250 Indigenous languages were spoken in Australia. Just 200 years later, it is estimated only 20 are widely spoken. Allison Worrall investigates the role of education in maintaining and revitalising Indigenous languages.