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A project to revive near-extinct traditional languages and teach them at primary school is getting remarkable results in a Central Queensland community.
Mervyn Bishop's photo of Gough Whitlam pouring sand into the hands of Vincent Lingiari has become an icon of the Aboriginal land rights movement. But the story of...
Showcases the nation's most outstanding Indigenous artists and highlights the changing face and sound of Indigenous music in Australia.
Host Simon Baker takes you around the world and deep into fascinating Aboriginal communities and cultures waging a passionate defence of mother earth.
A new method using culture-based storytelling to teach maths to Aboriginal kids is proving beneficial.
From complaints about being called a ‘Pom’ to Holocaust denial, the Racial Discrimination Act has had a long and checkered history. While some cases have ruled...
An environmental group says the Aboriginal heritage of a group of trees under the threat of development has been overlooked as the community awaits a final...

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All the latest news and stories from NITV, including news, sport, programs and features.

Bermagui man Rodney Kelly has made Australian history after the NSW Parliament passed a motion acknowledging the Gweagal clan of the Dharawal tribe as rightful owners...
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are contesting the Northern Territory election for the the Country Liberals, Labor, The Greens and as independents....

Nat's journey to country

Natalie Ahmat visits 'Jinparra' - old Wave Hill Station - and walks on her grandmother's country for the very first time.
The app will enable users to learn Indigenous stories at sites of cultural significance, through their mobile phones. Indigenous developer Mikaela Jade will...
A new edition of the Australian National Dictionary has just been published. It contains 16,000 words and while the first edition (published in 1988) included...
Sarah Hudson’s report ‘Mapping the Indigenous program and funding maze’ for the Centre for Independent Studies exposes almost $6 billion dollars a year have been...
The peak body representing Australia's First Peoples says a new report into Indigenous funding highlights "the greatest social policy failure" facing the...
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Ever wondered what our towns, cities and places mean in their Aboriginal language?
Indigenous broadcasters have made up nearly 20 per cent of all finalists in the CBAA Community Radio Awards 2016
Encouraging people to workout anywhere, Jeffery gives some tips on how to exercise in the office at home and in the park.
Wurray is a Dreamtime character. He is one of our "makers". He's a traveller with an open mind and an open heart to the land.
Director Ivan Sen and actor Aaron Pedersen talk to Stephen A. Russell about the anticipated 'Mystery Road' sequel, which opened the 2016 Sydney Film Festival on...
When modern scientists learn about the meteorological, astronomical and geographical knowledge that has been passed down in Aboriginal culture, they are often...
Can the re-imagining of Roots change the world all over again?

Songlines On Screen

Read about each sacred Songline captured in NITV's landmark series.

Wardbukkarra is the story of creation and the inevitable struggle between good and evil as told by the Bininj people from central western Arnhem Land.
'Songlines are a library of information. 'They are many things: a road map, a bible, our history.'
Bulunu Milkarri, one of our Songlines on Screen, is about one woman's journey to learn an endangered songline from remote Arnhem Land that explores cycles of...
The "Tjawa Tjawa" songline is about a group of women who came from around Roebourne in the Pilbara and travelled, in some cases underground, all the way through...
Goorrandalng: Brolga Dreaming, one of our Songlines on Screen, is a song and a story about women who went to the dreaming place where women can go to become...
Wardbukkarra, one of our Songlines on Screen, is the story of the creation of the first people of Western Arnhem Land, and the battle between good and evil...
Tjawa Tjawa, one of our Songlines on Screen, follows a group of women in search of their husbands.
For the Kids!

Jarjums is the NITV programming dedicated to children catering to all kids and kids at heart we have fun and educational Indigenous and First Nations content from Australia and around the world. 

Comment, Analysis & Personal Accounts

From unique Indigenous voices, you won't find comment, analysis & personal accounts like this anywhere else.

The Boomers are hoping to become Australia's first men's basketball team to win an Olympic medal, and a gold one at that.
COMMENT | NITV Senior Editor and Founder of IndigenousX, Luke Pearson wants to have the difficult conversation about intergenerational trauma, alcoholism and...
Not enough people are aware of the creative Indigenous institutions and Koori producer Merindah Donnelly is continuously trying to educate the wider society about...
Rio will be Benn’s third Olympic opportunity to throw discus for Australia but the enterprising Watjabaluk/Wergia man has also thrown meat pies, a hummus filled...
Marcia Langton sounds off on treaty talks and white organisations sucking up money in remote communities.
COMMENT | Listening to the story of the Queen on her 90th birthday I was suddenly struck with the realisation that her sense of belonging to Country struck a...

Election 2016: Ash Rose

CANDIDATE PROFILE | First Nations descendent from Bungaree, Ash Rose is "running to ensure our voice is heard and to get more of our people involved in the...
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Latest news & features

As the rate of Indigenous incarceration in Australia continues to climb, new research shows Aboriginal prisoners are struggling to access rehabilitation programs...
Bermagui man Rodney Kelly has made Australian history after the NSW Parliament passed a motion acknowledging the Gweagal clan of the Dharawal tribe as rightful...

Nat's journey to country

Natalie Ahmat visits 'Jinparra' - old Wave Hill Station - and walks on her grandmother's country for the very first time.
A project to revive near-extinct traditional languages and teach them at primary school is getting remarkable results in a Central Queensland community.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are contesting the Northern Territory election for the the Country Liberals, Labor, The Greens and as independents....
Sarah Hudson’s report ‘Mapping the Indigenous program and funding maze’ for the Centre for Independent Studies exposes almost $6 billion dollars a year have been...
The peak body representing Australia's First Peoples says a new report into Indigenous funding highlights "the greatest social policy failure" facing the...
The Indigenous Affairs Minister, Nigel Scullion, promised the Government would continue supporting the program at a meeting of the Central and Northern Land...
The app will enable users to learn Indigenous stories at sites of cultural significance, through their mobile phones. Indigenous developer Mikaela Jade will...
A new edition of the Australian National Dictionary has just been published. It contains 16,000 words and while the first edition (published in 1988) included...
Showcases the nation's most outstanding Indigenous artists and highlights the changing face and sound of Indigenous music in Australia.
Host Simon Baker takes you around the world and deep into fascinating Aboriginal communities and cultures waging a passionate defence of mother earth.
To help celebrate Science Week, we spoke to some amazing Indigenous scientists about their work and what inspired them to pursue a career in science.
Often compared as the south-east equivalent to Arrente artist Albert Namitjira, born on this day in 1942 (d.1979), Gunai (Kurnai) man Elliot Ronald Bull was a...
Is Australian law doing enough to stop companies profiting off the sale of fake Indigenous arts and crafts?
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