Tag: Reconciliation

Insurrection, Accountability, and Reconciliation

Anthropology365 , January 13th, 2021

Note: This piece is merely a stream of conscious as I watch and think about the impeachment. Last week, we Americans watched a violent insurrection unfold at the…

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Colonial Spectres

Simon Theobald , November 8th, 2020

What would it mean to be no longer ‘in country’ in Australia? How would the legacies of British colonialism, and the attempted extirpation and survival of Australia’s indigenous…

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The Emerald Curtain

Chelsea Horton , November 15th, 2019

Four reflections on Brexit and borders on the island of Ireland. You will never know unless you go A fisherman clad in a green anorak sits in a…

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Ep. #39 Heartless Foundation, Stories, Reconciliation & Failed Election Prophecies: This month on TFS

The Familiar Strange , June 9th, 2019

On this month’s panel, we welcome Will Grant from The Wholesome Show onto the podcast and introduce Kylie Wong Dolan, one of TFS’ Editorial Board members who is…

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Ep #20 Wearing the black armband: Mick Dodson talks ongoing colonisation in Australia

Julia Brown , August 19th, 2018

“We don’t look back enough to go forward, I don’t think. We need to look in the rear view mirror everyday”. Professor Mick Dodson AM, a Yawuru Aboriginal…

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Hearing Indigenous Voices

The Familiar Strange , May 30th, 2018

The 27th of May to the 3rd of June is National Reconciliation Week in Australia. Reconciliation, for anthropology, includes reckoning with the discipline’s colonial past, and confronting the…

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The Restitution of the Dead

Simon Theobald , October 11th, 2017

On the 7th of September 2017, Syrian national Mouaz Al-Nass, a singer and drummer, recorded and then uploaded a video of himself reciting the adhan, the Islamic call…

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Taiaiake Alfred: Reconciliation as Recolonization

Audra Simpson – Reconciliation and its Discontents: Settler Governance in an Age of Sorrow