Homeland Truths: The Unspoken Epidemic of Violence in Indigenous Communities

Jacinta Nampijinpa Price
25 July 2016 | OP148
Homeland Truths: The Unspoken Epidemic of Violence in Indigenous Communities

Jacinta Nampijinpa Price’s speech is a powerful personal plea to stop the violence against women and children by men and in particular, indigenous males.  She talks about the need for positive cultural change and for Indigenous people to take back responsibility to resolve entrenched issues.

Held annually to honour the legacy of one of Australia’s greatest intellectuals, The Helen Hughes Talk for Emerging Thinkers allows a prominent emerging thinker to discuss a pertinent social or economic policy issue of national importance. The lecture not only acknowledges Helen’s contribution to many fields of Australian and international public life, but also her contribution as an educator and mentor of young people from around the world.

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