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Coalition of Peaks calls for braver and more impactful action

“A reconciled nation is where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples have full control over our own destinies; where we live freely and equally, unencumbered by trauma and poor life outcomes; and where there is true recognition of our rights as First Peoples of this land; and, where our cultures and languages are honoured, protected and flourish,” says the Coalition of Peaks, a representative body of over 50 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community-controlled peak organisations

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International link unites Māori and indigenous American young Anglicans

To mark the recent International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, the Anglican Communion News Service spoke with a youth representative on the Anglican Consultative Council, Canon Isaac Beach, from the Anglican Church of Aotearoa, New Zealand and Polynesia: Canon Isaac is a Maori of Ngāti Porou, Ngāti Kahungunu and Ngāti Rangitihi descent