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Geoff Anderson and Steve Kemp

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02 April 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews member of the Wiradjuri Council of Elders Geoff Anderson. They talk about language programs in Catholic schools across NSW, and assisted elders in developing a 350-page dictionary of Kamilaroi and Yuwaalaraay words, funding for the language programs, the importance of Indigenous languages, Australian National University, racism, Indigenous schooling, drugs and alcohol and much more.
Tiga then interviews Steve Kemp who is a member of the Woorabinda Aboriginal Shire Council. They talk about the Rockhampton Bulletin which says Indigenous kids sell themselves for grog, the racism against Indigenous people in media, the good achievements in their community, the cattle company and more.

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Tom Calma

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01 April 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Social Justice Commissioner Tom Calma. They talk about the Native Title Act, Land Rights, local governments, The Northern Territory Intervention and some of the issues it's facing, Indigenous health, government procedures with Indigenous communities and much more.

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Barbara Shaw

 Let's Talk

31 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Member of the NT Intervention Rollback Working Group in Alice Springs, Barbara Shaw who also stood as a candidate for her local area. They talk about the Rollback Working Group's, Alice Springs Council, National Aboriginal Alliance, The Northern Territory Intervention and some of the issues that occur in some of the Indigenous communities, the Apology, land rights, Indigenous people in government, counseling services, alcohol, the food vouchers the government offer to communities and more.

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Stephen Hagan

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26 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Stephen Hagan who is an Indigenous activist. They talk about Retired Detective but current Senior Constable from Toowong Adam Reedy (0.163 was the reading for his alcohol level, which is three times the limit) and was doing breathe tests and arresting people while he was under the influence of alcohol. They also talk about mainstream media, the police force, Queensland Health and nurses going on strike because of the lack of accommodation, racism, equality, Stolen Wages, education, mining and more.

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Chris Graham

 Let's Talk

25 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Chris Graham who is the editor of the National Indigenous Times. The talk about the shocking story in the Koori Mail about a police officer who was under the influence of alcohol and was on duty doing breathe tests, racism to Indigenous people by a police officer, journalists thinking they can go onto Indigenous land, the Death and Custody of Mulrunji Doomadgee, Indigenous NFL which is a league in Moree, refugees, land rights for Indigenous people, MEAA, The Stolen Generation, The Apology, sport, health and more.

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Aden Ridgeway

 Let's Talk

20 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Aden Ridgeway who is the Chair of the National NAIDOC Day Committee and Chair of Indigenous Tourism Australia. They talk about his time in the Senate, the changes in Parliament, The Apology, The Bringing Them Home Report, Australia Day, Native Title, the Northern Territory Intervention, NAIDOC, work with groups who are interested in developing tourism with training/marketing/education tools and assistance, mentor programs and assistance with accessing funding programs, Indigenous dancers and artists, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags and more.

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Ray Jackson and Gracelyn Smallwood

 Let's Talk

19 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Ray Jackson who is the Indigenous Social Justice Association President. They talk about the apology from Kevin Rudd and how he felt about it, his adoption and the struggles he went through, the suspension of the Racial Discrimination Act to put forth the Northern Territory Intervention, Compensation and the Stolen Generation, legal representation, The Royal Commission Recommendations and more.

Tiga Bayles then interviews Indigenous Activist Gracelyn Smallwood. They talk about the Lex Wooten's court case and gives information about a rally they will be holding. They also talk about death and custody of Mulrunji Doomadgee.

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Andrew Bartlett

 Let's Talk

18 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Andrew Bartlett who is the Deputy Parliamentary Leader, Democrat Senator for Queensland and Spokes Person for Indigenous Affairs. Queensland Senator Andrew Bartlett has successfully referred his Stolen Generation Compensation Bill 2008 for scrutiny by the Senate Legal and Constitutional Committee. He explains the process in putting the Stolen Generation Compensation Bill 2008 to government and also they talk about Closing the Gap, The Northern Territory Intervention, Child Abuse, a National Representative Body, health and education, housing, Reconciliation and government, Death and Custody on Palm Island, CDEP, The Stolen Generation, The Bringing Them Home Report and the local council elections.

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Nicole Watson and locals from Aurukun

 Let's Talk

17 March 2008

Tiga Bayles interviews Nicole Watson who is a young Aboriginal Lawyer who works for Jumbunna Indigenous House of learning at the University of Technology in Sydney. They talk about The Apology, Compensation for Indigenous Stolen Generations, The Northern Territory Intervention, housing, Racial Discrimination Act, Welfare Reform Trial, education, The Harved Project on American Indian Economic Development, Communities with good health, Youth Suicide Rate, The Murri School, Abstudy, National Representative Body, National Indigenous Times, an Indigenous Political party and more.

The mainstream media is reporting stories that make Aurukun look bad, but Daniel Braskirtel from WIK Media and local Lesley Pukansi tell of the good things that are happening in the Aurukun Community and more.

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Wayne Quillam

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14 March 2008

Karen Dorante interviews Wayne Quillam who is an Indigenous Photographer well known in many countries of the world. He tells of influenced him to became a photographer, what photography means to him, his exhibition to Mexico, Lawana Exhibition in Berlin, Germany, His time in the Royal Australian Navy, his mother and fathers life, Indigenous identity, Sports and Cultural Festival, Sorry Day and other events he has photographed and much more.

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