Contemporary Impact On Non-Indigenous People

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Aboriginal cultures have already been traumatised by the impact of European colonisation and the implemented government policies that followed. In contemporary society those impact of government policies continues to affect the everyday lives of Aboriginal and ATSI people. An example of the contemporary impacts on non-indigenous people is the structure of family life. ATSI people are known for their strong family values and multiple children and multifamily households. However, as the status of a lot ATSI people remain on the low socio economic scale this lead Aboriginal people to adapt to the non-indigenous family structure of single child families and reframe from the responsibilities of other family members living within the household.
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