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DRMNGNOW - The power of Ancestors

WATCH: This work is about survival. This work is about the power that drives that survival. This work is about the power of Ancestors, the blessing of Ancestors. The importance to recognise …

Neil Morris is a Yorta Yorta Kaieltheban song writer, hip hop artist and producer who uses his music as DRMNGNOW to explore culture, community and country. Through story telling …

Reflecting on the Invasion Day Rally

A week ago today over 100,000 people stood in solidarity with Indigenous Australians across the country, to protest the Australia Day Holiday at the Invasion Day Rally.   POETRY BY LILAH …

January 26 is always heavy. But we show up. We show up for our Indigenous brothers, sisters, aunties, uncles and elders. We show up for those who could not bare to show up and …

Aretha Brown unpacks the Invasion Day Debate

Aretha Brown is an Indigenous Activist from Nambucca Heads, NSW—Gumbaynggir country, who entered the public eye after giving a powerful speech at the Invasion Day Rally in 2017 when she was …

Aretha Brown is an Indigenous Activist from Nambucca Heads, (NSW—Gumbaynggir country), who entered the public eye after giving a powerful speech at the Invasion Day Rally in 2017 …

Fadak: No Ordinary Woman

Meet Fadak Alfayadh, the woman taking a conversation designed to segregate and alienate - the conversation of 'belonging' - and turning it into a conversation of hope, unity, equality, …

What does it mean to belong? Why are some types of hair, some skin colours, some heights, features, voices and languages more accepted than others? Why are only some refugees and …

Yassmin Abdel-Magied is a Boss

Ultimately though, there’s only one thing that matters: resilience. “You don’t know you have it until you need it,” she confided. INTERVIEW BY EMMA HARDY PUBLISHED IN BE. BOSS #3  BUY …

26-year-old Yassmin Abdel-Magied arrives right on time, with make-up on point and wearing a huge grin. "Man, I really need to pack up my house," she says when she greets us, "you …

Self Love Talk with Frances Cannon

I struggled with seeing myself as beautiful. I just thought of myself as cute. That’s where my mindset was when I was growing up, I thought: “Oh well I’m not beautiful, but I’m cute”. It …

Frances Cannon is an artist from Melbourne and founder of the Self Love Club. Her work blends personal experience with themes of body-love, body-loathing, anxiety, relationships, …