Posts Tagged ‘Australian Aborigines’

Aussie ethics teacher stood down for stolen generations comments Comments 0

Thursday, September 12th, 2019

A volunteer ethics teacher in Australia has been stood down for telling students the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Stolen Generations were taken from their families because of poor parenting. The volunteer allegedly told the primary school age children that what they had been taught about why the children were removed was false. The real Read more

Indigenous spirituality and the need for faith Comments 0

Tuesday, September 18th, 2012

I recently travelled to Darwin and was surrounded by the living and remnant artefacts of the indigenous faiths by which the first Australians ordered their lives. It was another example, if ever I needed one, of the power of spirituality and its necessity for many, or indeed most, communities. The doyens of New Atheism taunt Read more