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Issue Details: First known date: 2008... no. 426 21 May 2008 of Koori Mail est. 1991 Koori Mail
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PM's Wife Agrees to be Literacy Project Patron, single work column
'The Indigenous Literacy Project (ILP) has been running for four years and in 2008 will significantly expand its literacy funding to remote Indigenous communities.' (Koori Mail 21/05/2008)
(p. 11)
Note: Portrait of Therese Rein, David Malouf, Anita Heiss and Andy Griffiths
Academic Blasts 'Toxic Labels', single work column
'Government's insistence on categorising us with moder" words like "urban", "traditional' and "of Aboriginal descent" are really only replacing old terms such as 'half-caste' and 'full blood' - based on colouring, the academic, (Mary Ann Bin-Sallik) said. (Koori Mail 21/05/2008)
(p. 15)
Note: Portrait of Mary Ann Bin-Sallik
'Dr Kev' One of Our Best, Stephen Hagan , single work column
'Kev, the self-confessed knock-around bloke, is without doubt Australia's pre-eminent singer/songwriter. To me he stands at the apex of successful and influential musicians, but I suspect his real contribution to the music industry will not be fully appreciated by all Austrlians until well after he has retired to the comfort of his rural retreat on the Darling Downs.' (Stephen Hagan - Hagan's View, Koori Mail 21/05/2008)
(p. 21)
Note: Portrait of Stephen Hagan, Kev Carmody and Rhonda Hagan
Depressioni"Depression is grey it tastes like cold tears and smells like nothing at all.", Isaac Chute , single work poetry (p. 23)
Looking Withini"Does your conscience not ache, does your soul not shudder", Jonathan Hill , single work poetry (p. 23)
Modern Day Barbariani"You breed out my bloodlines - my Aboriginality.", Jonathan Hill , single work poetry (p. 26)
Hand of Friendshipi"He is a trucker, I am told. Stands apart from the rest of the fold.", Yappa Guuguyimithirr , single work poetry (p. 27)
Different Spheresi"The flames of our friendship no longer shine, smouldering ashes remain from the onset of time.", Jonathan Hill , single work poetry (p. 27)
Dreamtime '08i"You robbed the soul you robbed the land you split the groups you break the clan", Electra McLellan , single work poetry (p. 27)
The Battle To Save Our Languages, Margaret Smith , single work column
'With language playing such a crucial part of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultural identity, it is no wonder that many Indigenous people are becoming increasingly concerned about its maintenance and revival.' (Koori Mail 21/05/2008)
(p. 30)
Note: Portrait of staff and students from The University of Sydney's Koori Centre.
Young Singers Sought To Impress Pope, single work column
'The search is on for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children to sing for Pope Benedict during his World Youth Day visit to Sydney from 15-20 July.' (Koori Mail 21/05/2008)
(p. 32)
Note: Portrait of Rhoda Roberts
Dreaming Festival Set To Be Bigger And Better, single work column (p. 44)
'Ground-Breaking' Anthology Launched, Margaret Smith , single work column
"The book is a significant contribution to closing the gap in understanding. For the first time in our history, the full range of Aboriginal literature is available in a single volume". Peter Minter - (Koori Mail 21/05/2008)
(p. 46)
Note: Portrait of Barbara Nicholson and Terri Janke
Aboriginal Film Festival Comes To Bowral, single work column (p. 47)

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