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· August, 2020

Stories about Indigenous from August, 2020

Report roundly criticizes ‘whitewashed’ face of Australian TV news and current affairs

"...the lack of diversity is also reflected in the stories programs make, the issues they examine and the way they examine them."

Ecuador's indigenous Amazonian peoples launch online COVID-19 tracker

The aim of the COVID-19 online tracker is to understand which communities are in need of aid during the pandemic.

‘Uyghur pop music humanizes and amplifies their hopes': Interview with musicologist Elise Anderson

"Uyghur pop is a source of both entertainment and rich inner life. Another role it can play is in humanizing and amplifying Uyghur hopes, aspirations, and lives."

Natives’ or ‘outsiders'? A mob attack in Meghalaya throws questions of belonging into sharp relief

The ethnic tensions of Meghalaya – and many more of India's north-eastern states – can be traced back to the 'outsider' narrative.

Is India's digital ID system, Aadhaar, a tech solution for a socio-economic problem?

The world's largest biometric ID system was intended to provide a technological solution to socio-economic problems; instead, it has further ostracised marginal and vulnerable communities.

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