Quick, belated note of congratulations to Aboriginal boxer Mary Spencer. According to The Boxing Examiner, Spencer took first place in the 75 kg (165 lb.) class at the recent AIBA Women World Boxing Championships, held this year in Bridgetown, Barbados. Remarkably, Spencer’s Sept. 18 victory was her third straight world title in two different weight […]
Points toward language and medicine websites.
Landmark landlease settlement fought for by Elouise Cobell stalls in Washington. Again.
An Australian research team will receive AUD$2.5 million (or apx CAD$2.3 million) over 5 years to explore the depressing question of why most health and social services continually fail to improve Aboriginal health. The research will take place under the auspices of the Perth Telethon Institute for Child Health Research project in Western Australia. It […]
Earlier this month, StatsCan released a study entitled “Participation in sports and cultural activities among Aboriginal children and youth.” Based on the 2006 Aboriginal Peoples Survey, the report drew on a total of 11,940 respondents, representing nearly 170,000 children. First, the overall picture: over 65% of Aboriginal children participated in sports at least once a […]