North East Tasmanians are welcoming two new signs denoting Aboriginal names for rivers, and the Tasman Peninsula will soon follow. The signs – ‘Polelewawta / Little Forester River’ on Bridport Road and ‘Leengtenner / Tomahawk River’ on Waterhouse Road – were installed by the Department of State Growth and result from the State Government’s annual calendar […]
A series of ‘On Country’ visits in recent weeks have given Tasmania’s Aboriginal and Dual Naming Reference Group the opportunity to use a new methodology in developing the next steps in Aboriginal place naming.
The diverse Aboriginal communities of the Tasmanian Regional Aboriginal Community Alliance (TRACA) welcome the announcement of the new Premier, Peter Gutwein and Deputy Jeremy Rockliff.
(TRACA) wish to acknowledge the good work of Premier Hodgman in resetting the relationship with Aboriginal Tasmanians across the State.
Through my mother’s line I trace my heritage to two great warriors and formidable leaders of colonial times, Mannalargenna, of the northeast Coastal Plains Nation, and Tongerlongter of the east coast Oyster Bay Nation. Mannalargenna,
When Patsy Cameron AO reflects on the coercion carried out on Aboriginal people in Tasmania in the 1830s, it is impossible for her not to feel unreconciled grief for her ancestors.
Aboriginal Tasmanian leadership has now become the norm in devising government strategies and benefits, and we know that we are onto something powerful.
Tasmanian Regional Aboriginal Communities Alliance (TRACA) were delighted to read the revised policy for Aboriginal and Dual Naming released yesterday.
TRACA aspires to honouring the ancestors by reviving the many languages that were spoken in Tasmania.
Aboriginal Tasmanians welcomed the first ever Tasmanian Aboriginal Community Organisations and Heads of Agency Forum held this week in Hobart.