Melbourne Aboriginal rights events for your diary - 4 events from 11 October 2012

Last updated: 19 September 2012

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Event: Thu 11 October 2012: Melbourne City, Vic
The Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research,
The Federation Press and the Sidney Myer Fund
warmly invite you to the:
Book Launch of 'People on Country,
Vital Landscapes, Indigenous Futures'
Edited by Jon Altman and Seán Kerins
Host: Professor Brian Howe AO
Launcher: Monica Morgan, followed by contributions from
Indigenous ranger partners and authors
"Over the past four decades Aboriginal people living in
remote and regional Australia have been empowered by land
rights and native title laws to claim back large tracts of
their ancestral lands. ...
This book seeks to reposition Indigenous people and their
caring for country activities from the margins to the very
core of the growing national conversation on issues such as
climate change, biodiversity loss and resource depletion. ... "
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Event: Thu 8 - Sun 11 November 2012:
Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Fremantle
Dan Sultan Announces Indigenous Rights Concert Tour
"Last seen stepping in for Gurrumul after he
had to pull out November’s Gorgeous Festival,
Dan Sultan has announced a new series of
concerts to help raise awareness for
issues facing the Indigenous community.
The Music Network reports that the ARIA
Award-winning Gurindji performer has designed
the shows, called Rock For Recognition,
as helping promote the need for recognition of
Aboriginal and Torres Strait peoples in the
Australian Constitution."
Presented by ANTaR, Oxfam, Congress and You Me Unity
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Event: Sat 10 November 2012: Melbourne City, Vic
2012 Spring Action:
Stop Aboriginal Deaths in Custody
Organised by:
Indigenous Social Justice Association - Melbourne
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Photos of 27th July Sydney Rally:
Video of 11th August Melbourne Rally:

Event: 10 December 2012: various locations internationally
UN International Human Rights Day

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