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'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)
'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)
Note: Portrait of Stephen Hagan, Kev Carmody and Rhonda Hagan
'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)
Note: Portrait of staff and students from The University of Sydney's Koori Centre.
"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)
Note: Portrait of Barbara Nicholson and Terri Janke