The 2014 Indigenous Marathon Project Squad has now been named for the upcoming New York Marathon in November. Robert de Castella and the IMP team have selected 10 athletes to run in the worlds biggest marathon. Talking on CAAMA Radio Rob and four of the athletes Ruth Wallace, Adrian Dodson – Shaw, Elsie Belphina Seriat and Harold Matthew talk about their journey and what it means to be apart of the IMP project.
In Western Australia where the State Government wants to start demolition on the Oombulgurri Community where community members were forcibly evicted.
Speaking on CAAMA Radio Tammy Solonec who is the Indigenous people’s rights manager at Amnesty International to tell us all about it.
The CAAMA RIBS crew in Northern Peninsula Area Queensland pumped out a deadly show across the Black Star Network while attending the Remote Indigenous Media Festival.
16th National Remote Indigenous Media Festival officially welcomed by Northern Peninsula Area.
CAAMA’s Remote Broadcasters are on a journey from the Desert to the Sea travelling to the Remote Idigenous Festival
In a world first indigenous people have travelledl to Central Australia to discuss viral hepatitis and how it is impacting indigenous communities on a global scale.James Ward from Baker IDI talks to Lorena Walker on Strong Voices CAAMA Radio.
Aboriginal nurses and midwives have called on the Federal Government to reconsider cuts to University Scholarship programs. Speaking on CAAMA Radio the President of the Congress of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Nurses and Midwives Shane Mohor shares his concerns about what impact it will have towards closing the gap.
Tennant Creek put on a show at the 2014 Barkly AFL Grand Final where the Sporties Spitfires took home the premiership flag against the Elliot Hawks.
The 2014 Bush Bands Bash was a big success starting off with a showcase from the Desert Divas a unique program of workshops in song writing and performance skills for aspiring young Aboriginal female musicians. There were six bands performing from six different communities. The bands for this year’s line up were Barkly Boys, Kiwirrkurra Band, Musgrave, North Tanami Band and Rayella with special guests Running Water and Blekbala Mujik. CAAMA Radio broadcast live so many could listen from home while others enjoyed the sounds from Snow Kenna Park.
The Territory Opposition says the revolving door of CLP Deputy Chief Ministers continues following the appointment of Peter Chandler as the fourth Deputy Chief Minister in two years.
The Country Liberal Party has appointed Education Minister Peter Chandler as the new Deputy replacing Dave Tollner. Mr Chandler says he looks forward to getting back on track and creating opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The Chair of the Prime Ministers Indigenous Advisory Council says the arrival of the First Fleet and subsequent colonisation of Australia was a defining moment, because it changed the world of his people into a nightmare… overnight.
Warren Mundine was responding to claims made by Mr Abbott late last week that the arrival of the First Fleet was THE defining moment in the history of this continent.