28th September 2020

Intersectional Stigmas and the Birth of the Mongrel Researcher

The Mongrel Researcher is born from the practices of stigmatisation where psychological battering tactics are used to kick me down like a bloody mongrel dog. In Australia, a mongrel is a dog of mixed breeds (races) and whose behaviour is different to pure breed dogs. Mongrel is a term of endearment or a term of derision. Mongrels are fringe dogs and never accepted to be […]

4th August 2020

New Article Alert: Practitioner perceptions of the health of Australian First Nations’ Peoples: Preliminary findings

This is an interesting article because it is one way to assess the effectiveness of cultural awareness training which is supposed to increase the knowledge of health practitioners about the dimensions of Aboriginal wellbeing. Crouch, A, Chew, B (Wadawurrung woman), Freeman, G (Yorta Yorta woman). Practitioner perceptions of the health of Australian First Nations’ Peoples: Preliminary findings. Aust J Rural Health. 2020; 00: 1– 9. Cultural Training Logic (by MJL): Increased cultural awareness […]