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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

The “Typhoid Mary” of NT politics and the Blain by-election.

How the north was won – Alison Anderson and Matthew Cranitch got the CLP over the line in Blain.

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

Tragic confrontation in the desert

I find Nicolas Rothwell’s bald assertion that the APY women are “ritually subservient to the men” – and therefore should bow to their will in such matters as the Ngintaka Tjukurpa – so powerfully denied by the Story itself.

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

Grog. Again.

Unlike me, she was Aboriginal. And unlike me, as we exited the bottle shop, she was stopped by the police officer stationed at the door, who conducted a mini-interrogation. Name? Address? Where are you taking this carton?

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

Ngintaka’s long road to Adelaide

The “mortal threat to traditional law and culture” to Aboriginal culture posed by the Ngintaka exhibition appears to have evaporated into the thin desert air.

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

Why Darwin must have something to say

Darwin bucked the trend at the turn of last century in the way Asian settlers underpinned whatever successes the tiny frontier town could claim, potentially becoming a model for a non-Eurocentric form of belonging to this continent. Unfortunately this prospect so alarmed the whiskered white men in power down south that the White Australia Policy was crafted instead.

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

For shame, Nicolas Rothwell

Nicolas Rothwell shows extreme disrespect of Anangu governance by referring to the traditional owners of the Ngintaka songline who have led the project as ‘plausible-seeming desert leaders’. Who is he to judge their traditional knowledge or status?

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

NT Politics. Why the Gang of Three was (almost) right.

“If ever I’ve met a racist group of people, I’ve met them in the Country Liberal Party,” Alison Anderson, 2014.

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

La finestra-rondelle di Palermo

“Can you help me get to Australia? Is very good.” I try my best to communicate the difficulties he and his friends may have getting there. He mentions a boat.

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THE NORTHERN MYTH |

ASADA, the AFL and WADA – The main game

The bloody-minded focus upon a possible assertion of a possible anti-doping case against Essendon players, staff or even Stephen Dank, may well be found to be lacking if and when it comes to be tested in the proper forum and at the proper standard of proof.

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Alla Dignita Del Lavoro – day one in Palermo

It came to seem as if the mafia’s very purpose was to batter the organised working class in the countryside into submission.

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