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Image of red-paint hands on Yuendumu Police Station

The death of Kumanjayi Walker

On the shooting in Yuendumu and the trial of Northern Territory policeman Zachary Rolfe

Mirdidingkingathi Juwarnda Sally Gabori, ‘Dibirdibi country’ (2008

Art heist: The landmark conviction of an Aboriginal art centre’s manager

The jailing of Mornington Island Art’s chief executive for dishonest dealing has shone a light on ethics and colonialism in the Indigenous art world

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Rain on the rock

The spectacle of Uluru after a storm, and what it might symbolise

Image of the first day of the Aboriginal Tent Embassy, outside Parliament House, Canberra, on January 27, 1972. Left to right: Billy Craigie, Bert Williams, Michael Anderson and Tony Coorey. Image courtesy The Tribune / SEARCH Foundation.

Why hasn’t the government recognised the Aboriginal Tent Embassy?

The decades-long protest is a symbol of Aboriginal sovereignty, which has been vigorously resisted by the Australian government

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Songlines or pipelines in the Burrup?

The largest new fossil-fuel project in Australia threatens the world’s most significant rock art

Image of Australian Bicentenary protest, Sydney, NSW, 1988

The stunted country

There can be no republic without constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians

Image of The Sea of Hands, representing support for reconciliation and the rights of Indigenous Australians

The truth about truth-telling

Revisiting trauma is not the road to justice for Aboriginal people

Illustration by Jeff Fisher

Suspended from the rock

Rock-climbers at Arapiles/Dyurrite say the parks department has misled traditional owners over climb closures

Detail from cover image of ‘Title Fight’ showing Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest and Yindjibarndi leader Michael Woodley

The Fortescue way

Fortescue Metals Group has a history of “unconscionable” settlements with Indigenous custodians

Image of Constable Zachary Rolfe. Image via Facebook

A question of good faith: The trial of Zachary Rolfe

The alleged murder of Kumanjayi Walker by a police officer has ignited a legal quandary