Australian English Essays

  • Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence Book Review

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    numerous children grew up without encountering the family life and without the learning and abilities to raise their own families. Children were away from their families 10 months per year and moreover all correspondence from the kids was composed in English, which many parents couldn 't read. So, generally they never had a real contact with their relatives. Even siblings and sisters in the same school could not see each other, because they were isolated by sexual orientation and other ways.

  • The Happiest Refugee Book Review

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    Sydney Tech 's English cirriculum is very diverse with books ranging from Shakespeare or how to kill a mockingbird. But it has come to my attention that it is missing something. The board of studies and the Engilsh faculty need the add The Happiest Refugee by Anh Do. Anh Do was a refugee who came to Australia in 1980 from a war torn Vietnam. He suffered in his time grow up in Australia with racial bullying, parental divorce and wealth problems. But he pushed through all of that to deliver his autobiography

  • Causes Of Racist Behaviour

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    aspects. It will also cover stereotypes briefly. Triggers of Racist Behaviour There are different reasons that trigger people to act in certain ways to people. One reason is through appearance. When people look different to the ‘normal’ white Australian/English people, they are most likely to

  • Lost Identity In The Sapphires

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    Introduction The Sapphires illustrates the ways in which the stolen generation continues to have repercussions against the indigenous community. The stolen generation was a period of time where children were violently snatched from their families and forced into houses and institutions that lied, abused, and humiliated them. When the children were taken away, relationships were ripped to shreds as the children lost their sense of belonging alongside their beliefs. This loss in connection left unresolved

  • Aboriginal People 1910-1970

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    Today in Australia there may be around one hundred thousand indigenous Australian people that do not know who their family is or what their culture is. During 1910-1970 many mixed cultured Aboriginal children were removed from their families by a variety of white people as a result of various Government policies. The children taken because of these policies became known as the stolen generation. Being taken away from their families and cultures would leave a legacy of trauma and loss that to this

  • Australia Day Persuasive Speech

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    our ancestors first arrived on the borders of Australia, in 1788. Rather than unite people as one whole though, the spirited outcome of this event isn’t what as anticipated by everyone and has divided the Australian society for good. And so it should be held at an alternative date, where Australian citizens feel worthy of their identity and not cheated by it. However, the celebration shouldn’t be adapted to like that of other commemorations like ANZAC day. Essentially, this day will always be a tragic

  • Ethnocentrism In Australia

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    The purpose of this report is to address ethnocentrism and Islamophobia in Australian society and how it can be reduced. This report will cover three key points. The history of ethnocentrism in Australia, how extreme versions of ethnocentrism such as Islamophobia is effecting Australian society, and how it can be resolved. This information has been drawn from peer reviewed academic journals and online newspaper articles. ISSUE History of Ethnocentrism Australia has a long ugly history of racism

  • Sidney Culen Case Study

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    in acrylic paints 4) He created the art during 1941-1947. 5) Sidney Nolan was one of the Australia’s most popular modernist artists. His paintings often rich in colour, striking in composition and deliberately awkward in technique that represent Australian stories of loss, failure and capture, featuring such as the bushranging Kelly Gang, shipwreck vistim Eliza Fraser and the explores burke and wills. Sidney Nolan was born in Carlton, Melbourne. He paint hispictures at

  • The Importance Of Indigenous Education

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    after our group discussion we decided to focus on the question: can media representation of indigenous education be challenged? The reason why our group choose this particular topic is because we all think indigenous education is a big issue in Australian education and we want to challenge the negative media representation. We have four group members: Vince Wang, Zachary Johns, Cliantha Tanea and I (Linting Chen). As we decided to challenge to media representation, we explored the context, media

  • Rabbit Proof Fence Analysis

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    This film ‘Rabbit-Proof Fence’ is a 2002 Australian drama film directed by Phillip Noyce. It is based on the book Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence by Doris Pilkington Garimara and is loosely based on a true story. The film is about three aboriginal girls who ran away from the Moore River Native Settlement, north of Perth, Western Australia, to return to their Aboriginal families, after being placed there in 1931. They walked 2,400 km of the Australian rabbit-proof fence to return to their home at Jigalong

  • Essay On Aboriginal Spirituality

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    site is the land upon which particular event in the Dreaming took place. - Aboriginal people’s sense of identity is linked with the land. • Continuing effect of dispossession on Aboriginal spiritualties in relation to: Separation from land: - The English settlers took away Aboriginal peoples sacred land, which caused them to lose meaning to their life and the connection they had with it. - The policy of protection meant that Aboriginals must live where the white settlers tell them to which took the

  • The Dawn Is At Hand Oodgeroo Noonuccal Analysis

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    round”, Noonuccal presents her opinion on how the mateship between races will be spread and will remain throughout a variety of activities. She also communicates her thoughts on the importance, for the Aboriginal society, to be considered part of the Australian community with the use of denotation in, “Fringe-dwellers no more”. This literally means to no longer be alienated. Through symbolism, “Look up, dark band,/ The dawn is at hand”, the author conveys her ideas on the future of Indigenous Australia

  • Gemmy Fairley Remembering Babylon Analysis

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    in...they put him overboard; he moved out of the shadow of the ship that tilted and creaked abobe him, out of its coolness, away from the faces at the rails. (RB p.140) He was then 13 years old only. Gemmy was rescued and taken in by a group of Australian natives who found him on the beach. …when they found him he had been half-child, half-seacalf, his hair swarming with spirits in the shape of tiny phosphorescent crabs, his mouth stopped with coral; how, ash-pale and ghostly in his little white

  • Follow The Rabbit Proof Fence Summary

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    Novel Reading (Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence) Content The book „Follow the Rabbit-Proof Fence“ which is written by Doris Pilkington deals with three half caste children who escape from Moore River Settlement, from where they walked more than 900 kilometres along the Rabbit Proof Fence until they arrived in their Camp. The story is about Molly; the oldest Girl of the three, who was 14 years old at that time, Daisy; who was eight years old and the youngest girl Gracie;

  • Didgeridoo

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    If you ask anyone about the Aborigines of Australia, many will think about the didgeridoo, the vibrant-storytelling art, or maybe the rich history that has lasted for around 60,000 years. However, many would not know about the haunting horrors of the “Stolen Generation”, a term used for historical event of when Aboriginal children were taken away and separated from their parents. During the 20th century, lawmakers decided that the Aboriginal race did not have a substantial future and so between the

  • Australian Aboriginal History

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    The Aboriginals came to Australia literally by the boat load from South East Asia, and during the 1900’s, the Englishman started abducting the Aboriginal children by the boat load and they still are to this day. The English parliament are wanting to change a huge part of Australian history for reasons that are not so clear. Geographically speaking, Australia could be considered

  • Workplace Scenarios

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    Workplace Scenario Questions CHCDIV001_CHCDIV002 Topic 1 1. ‘Australia is a culturally diverse society’. Explain what this statement means. The statement that Australia is a culturally diverse society to me means that people from all different ethnicity, race, language, values, religions, customs, family structures, personal history 's, age, gender, past trauma, disability and sexuality live here in Australia. Australia has had a diverse cultural since before European explorers came here and

  • Mental Health And Stereotypes: The Indigenous People Of Australia

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    communication, health, stereotypes as well as human right breaches. Aboriginals and Torres Straight Islanders are the indigenous Australians that are descended from families that inhabited Australia and its surrounding islands before the British colonized Australia. The indigenous Australians have inhabited Australia for around 60,000 years. There are several hundred indigenous Australian languages, and some are on the brink of extinction. There was originally 500 separate ‘nations’ which held different cultures

  • Essay On Australian Culture

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    the week of NADOIC. NAIDOC Week celebrations are held across Australia each July to celebrate the history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. NAIDOC is celebrated not only in Indigenous communities, but by Australians from all walks of life. We educate child in schools about the history of indigenous people and raise the flags of the aboriginal and Torres Strait islander

  • Differences Between Yup Ik Culture And Aboriginal Culture

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    There are billions of people in the world, split up into thousand of cultures, some entirely different while others only have a language that differs. However, lots are very unique, particularly the Yup'ik Alaska Native and Australian Aboriginal cultures. Both cultures have their own history, spiritual beliefs, and even small aspects like clothes, language, trade, etc. Even with drastically different environments, they are still surprisingly both hunter-gatherer societies. The most noticeable difference