The CAAMA team went down to Ltyentye Apurte and brought back a special Christmas message for all the communities. Have a look at this beautiful community and its residents!
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Alice Springs got a taste of snow at the Christmas Carnival last week as a snow machine started a blizzard on the Town Council lawns! It might have been conjured up by the Town Band playing Frosty the Snowman…
While Christmas has many meanings, whether its a religious celebration or spending time with family, but for Warren H Williams, Christmas is about Aboriginal spirituality, Dreamtime stories and loving his land. Listen to this brand new, unreleased track performed at the AMSANT birthday celebration conference with local musicians Dave Crowe, Danielle Young, Katie Harder and Mark McCormack.
Spotted: Two talented saxophone players at Todd Mall spreading Christmas cheer and raising money for the St Vincent de Paul Christmas Appeal. Check out their groovy Christmas carols!
On the International Day of People with a Disability, Mayor Damien Ryan recognised some of Alice Springs hardest workers in the disability community with the 2014 Mayoral Awards. Karen Stewart and Joyanne Hastwell were awarded the Champion Award, and Isaac Menge and Richard Bowden tied for the Noteworthy Award.
A new grassroots national committee has been formed on the final day of the Freedom Summit in Alice Springs, and it has declared Aboriginal Australia a sovereign nation.
The Summit For Freedom is a rare opportunity for Aboriginal leaders from across Australia to come together to discuss problems in their communities and plan a path towards sovereignty. Get inspired by the determination of these people who are setting a course of action to preserve the future for generations to come.
Today while dozens of Elders and Aboriginal leaders met for the Summit for Freedom in Alice Springs, we unearthed the next rising star that will lead the younger generation to a bright future. Roxley Foley, son of Dr Gary Foley, spoke passionately about the need for an election in all communities to create a truely representative national body to fight in Canberra. Have a listen to this inspiring young man.
Alice Springs police announced some staggering statistics at the White Ribbon Day celebrations, including the news that there have been 60% less female Aboriginal victims of domestic violence in the last 12 months. Police say this historic result is due to careful monitoring of bars and bottle shops in town.