The BLAKroom - EPISODE 1

Jingi Walla (Welcome) to the BLAKroom news podcast!

30 July 2021

In our first episode, we introduce you to the team at the Koori Mail Newspaper, Australia's longest running 100% Aboriginal-owned national Indigenous newspaper & digital media organisation.  Your host, Nick Paton yarns with the Koori Mail editor Rudi Maxwell about Indigenous representation at the Tokyo Olympics and what's happening with the BLM situation locally. Senior Journalist Darren Coyne yarns with Nick about a special parcel of land recently handed back to the local Widjabul Wiabul people of Lismore in Northern NSW.  Nick also yarns with the Koori Mail's writer and storyteller, Kirk Page, about NAIDOC week and Sports editor Darren Moncrieff will catch you up on the latest news in sport.  Edition 756 of the Koori Mail Newspaper is ON SALE NOW! The BLAKroom news podcast is a Koori Mail production.  Subscribe to the Koori Mail Newspaper here: koorimail.com For Podcast enquiries, please contact: podcast@koorimail.com TWITTER: twitter.com/koorimailnews @koorimailnews FACEBOOK: facebook.com/koorimail/ @koorimail INSTAGRAM: instagram.com/koorimailnewspaper/ If this podcast raises any issues for you please contact the National Indigenous Critical Response Service on 1800 805 801 or Lifeline on 13 14 11. At the Koori Mail, we acknowledge and pay our respects to the Bundjalung Nation, and the lands of the Widjabul Wiabul people upon which our offices sit, and to all Ancestors and Elders. ALWAYS WAS, ALWAYS WILL BE, ABORIGINAL LAND.

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In the BLAKroom we bring together our Editors & Journalists for a yarn about what’s affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, with details from the latest edition of the Koori Mail.