AKO

https://ako.org.au

Australian Karen Organisation

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AKO An overview of the Karen people

Posted on - 29 November 2016, Posted by - Webmaster

Karen people are well known as the indigenous people of Burma and second largest ethnic group after the majority Burman. Karen people mostly live in the western Burma region (Delta), Rangoon, Pa...

AKO The establishment of Australian Karen Organisation

Posted on - 29 November 2016, Posted by - Webmaster

The Burmese military ruling regime has used the four cuts operation in the eastern Karen State since 1976 against Karen National Union (KNU). This operation is also known as Scorched Earth, or the...

AKO AKO (WA) Traditional 'Done dance' Team expands

Posted on - 29 November 2016, Posted by - Webmaster

Jan 2016 saw the best year yet in Karen traditional dance at Karen New Year in Western Australia. With widespread social media and community newspaper coverage for the AKO (WA) group last year,...

AKO The establishment of Basic Karen Language School in Queensland

Posted on - 29 November 2016, Posted by - Webmaster

Background

Mission

The establishment of the Karen Language program in Brisbane is to advance the knowledge and understand of our young people the...

AKO The establishment of National Karen Youth Seminar (Australia)

Posted on - 29 March 2017, Posted by - Webmaster

The National Karen Youth Seminar is a biennial event which is held in Australia since 2000. The event has come about after the leaders of the AKO believed that there is a need for the youth in...