Indigenous people and the minerals industry actually want the same thing. We can sharpen our engagement model to achieve it. [Read more…]
The questions and answers on the future workforce and economic development are the same for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people. It’s not CSR. It’s business. [Read more…]
Only economic development can lift people out of poverty and disadvantage. The good news is economic opportunities are opening up for Indigenous people like never before. [Read more…]
Everyone who depends on welfare is living in poverty. Poverty isn’t alleviated by giving people money. Poverty is alleviated by people making money; by economic development driven by jobs, education and innovation.
To build prosperity from the assets we’ve fought hard to obtain, our communities need people with financial expertise, who know how to manage, sustain and build wealth. We need accountants just as much as lawyers and doctors, if not more. [Read more…]
We need an economic strategy for Indigenous people built around an educated workforce, employment in real jobs & small business entrepreneurialism. Not around welfare & government dependency. [Read more…]
South Korea celebrates Korean culture side by side with modernity and has acculturated Western norms into its own. Colonised peoples, too, can modernise and adapt. Our cultures, too, can embrace the best of both worlds. [Read more…]
If colonised peoples don’t participate in the modern economy; if we don’t take the best of what the world has to offer and make it part of our own way of doing things, we risk our survival as peoples.