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Identity is it as simple as DNA? Stan talks to Ernie Dingo and other special guests about how they define themselves and whether it really is a question of blood.
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Commentator Andrew Bolt criticises Northern Territory Senator Nova Peris' decision not to re-contest in the 2016 election.
Former NITV journalist and Yanyuwa woman Malarndirri McCarthy has announced she will nominate for Labor’s Northern Territory Senate seat.
Unsolved Bowraville murder cases sent to NSW court of criminal appeal for retrial consideration in victory for victims' families.
NITV's League Nation Live member Justin Hodges has called for drastic changes in the way the NRL deals with the obstruction rule.
The AFL’s annual round recognising and celebrating indigenous players and culture has been renamed to honour Sir Doug Nicholls, for his contribution to the code...
A year ago, an audit called for immediate action after finding potentially-fatal contaminants in drinking water in Aboriginal communities in WA. Now, communities...

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Malarndirri McCarthy, Marion Scrymgour and Ursula Raymond all consider nominating for Nova Peris’ vacant seat.
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Not sure what is happening this Reconciliation Week? NITV has you covered for events around the country, including our special live coverage of the Aboriginal...
The man that put State of Origin on the map, Queensland legend Wally Lewis, has revealed the thing that sets the two rival states apart.
As many Aboriginal students fail to meet the National Minimum Standards in literacy and numeracy, an Indigenous foundation strives to make change. And this week,...
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His ancestors protected him from taking his life when he was a young man, now at 43, The People's Mechanic is repaying the favour.

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With Sydney’s Mercedes Benz fashion week well under way, inspired young Indigenous models are planning to strut into the international scene with the support of...
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A free 10-night 'festival in light' will project artwork across 2.5km of the MacDonnell Ranges in Central Australia.
Getting behind one of the first government-ordered killings of Aboriginal people in Australia’s settlement records.
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The Short Black program at St Kilda’s annual Film Festival invites audiences to consider the portrayal of Indigenous Australians through a short film retrospective and...
Queensland have stayed loyal with their State of Origin side, sticking solid to those players who did the job in 2015.
The Koori Mail is an Australian media institution, 100% owned and controlled by Aboriginal people. The fortnightly newspaper circulates all states and covers the...
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Indigenous scientist Misty Jenkins is killing cancer with white blood cells, and she's encouraging more Aboriginal students to follow in her footsteps.
On Monday night, author Bruce Pascoe won the NSW Premier’s Literary Award for his new book ‘Dark Emu’. This non-fiction work challenges some of the historical...
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COMMENT | It may not ever appear on Wikipedia, or even be an obscure trivia night question, but I was honoured to have played a small part in a little bit of...
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The constitutional recognition process so far has placed disproportionate pressure on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. It’s been presented as a once...
Australia is being held back by its unresolved relationship with its Indigenous population. Drawing on attempts at reconciliation overseas, this series of...
COMMENT | Driving past Glencore’s McArthur River Mine always reminds me of a Lord of the Rings movie, writes Jason De Santolo.
COMMENT | In partnering with RECOGNISE the NRL has taken a stance on equality and inclusiveness, writes Linda Burney.
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Commentator Andrew Bolt criticises Northern Territory Senator Nova Peris' decision not to re-contest in the 2016 election.
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NITV's League Nation Live member Justin Hodges has called for drastic changes in the way the NRL deals with the obstruction rule.
Newly added
Malarndirri McCarthy, Marion Scrymgour and Ursula Raymond all consider nominating for Nova Peris’ vacant seat.
The man that put State of Origin on the map, Queensland legend Wally Lewis, has revealed the thing that sets the two rival states apart.
As many Aboriginal students fail to meet the National Minimum Standards in literacy and numeracy, an Indigenous foundation strives to make change. And this week,...
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Former NITV journalist and Yanyuwa woman Malarndirri McCarthy has announced she will nominate for Labor’s Northern Territory Senate seat.
The AFL’s annual round recognising and celebrating indigenous players and culture has been renamed to honour Sir Doug Nicholls, for his contribution to the code...
The Short Black program at St Kilda’s annual Film Festival invites audiences to consider the portrayal of Indigenous Australians through a short film...
Unsolved Bowraville murder cases sent to NSW court of criminal appeal for retrial consideration in victory for victims' families.
Identity is it as simple as DNA? Stan talks to Ernie Dingo and other special guests about how they define themselves and whether it really is a question of blood.
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