UPDATE: Australia elects first Aboriginal MP

Quick update to Rick’s post: Ken Wyatt has been elected to Australia’s House of Representatives, making him the first indigenous MP in that country’s history. But ABC Australia is reporting that  Wyatt has been receiving hate mail, something the Aboriginal politician dismissed. “Let’s move on from that — what’s more important is the way in […]

AUDIO: Discussing contemporary Aboriginal cultures on STREETZ-FM

In this installment of our weekly Tuesday sitdown on STREETZ 104.7 FM, Rick Harp and THE WORD host Lady V discuss the website “BEAT NATION” –  home of hip-hop Indigenous-style – and touch on a debate over the appropriateness of hip-hop being used to share Aboriginal cultures.  Rick also talks about Australia’s Desert Art Centre which uses YouTube […]